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"piranha" in British English

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piranhanoun [C]

uk   /pɪˈrɑː.nə/  us   /pəˈrɑː.njə/ (plural piranhas or piranha)
(Definition of piranha from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"piranha" in American English

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piranhanoun [C]

 us   /pəˈrɑn·ə/ (plural piranha or piranhas)
a ​small, ​South American ​riverfish with ​sharpteeth, that ​attacks and ​eatssmallanimals
(Definition of piranha from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “piranha”
in Spanish Piraña…
in Vietnamese cá Piranha…
in Malaysian piranha…
in Thai ปลาปิรันย่า…
in Chinese (Simplified) (生活于南美洲水域的)食人鲳…
in Indonesian piranha…
in Chinese (Traditional) (生活於南美洲水域的)食人魚,水虎魚…
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