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n. - Small voraciously carnivorous freshwater fishes of South America that attack and destroy living animals; Someone who attacks in search of booty.

Usage examples (34)
  • Close up ... well, they've been called piranha ant nests.
  • The piranha is a member of Characidae (also called Characin) family.
  • "It's often misidentified as a piranha," Wattendorf said of the species.
  • Up the fire with the "piranha" sauce, fueled with jalapeño and cilantro. for more
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