Definition of Piranhas

1. Noun. (plural of piranha) ¹



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Definition of Piranhas

1. piranha [n] - See also: piranha

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Piranhas

piqure diabetes
pir
piracetam
piracetams
piracies
piracy
piragua
piraguas
pirai
pirais
pirameter
pirameters
pirana
piranas
piranha
piranhas (current term)
pirarubicin
pirarucu
pirarucus
pirate
pirate articles
pirate flag
pirate radio
pirate round
pirate ship
pirate ships
pirated
piratelike
pirater
piraters

Literary usage of Piranhas

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1. Thayer Expedition by Charles Frederick Hartt (1870)
"The Rio piranhas, which originates in the province of Parahyba, passes through the middle third of the province of Rio Grande do Norte with a course almost ..."

2. Thayer Expedition by Charles Frederick Hartt (1870)
"The Rio piranhas, which originates in the province of Parahyba, passes through the middle third of the province of Rio Grande do Norte with a course almost ..."

3. Thayer Expedition by Charles Frederick Hartt (1870)
"The Bio piranhas, which originates in the province of Parahyba, passes through the middle third of the province of Rio Grande do Norte with a course almost ..."

4. Exploring and Travelling Three Thousand Miles Through Brazil from Rio de by James William Wells (1887)
"... place—A night voyage—Snags—Buried alive—A night of torment —Bates of the river—In the forest—Ferocious fish; the piranhas— A race—A tortuous river—Morro ..."

5. Around and about South America: Twenty Months of Quest and Query by Frank Vincent (1890)
"I LEFT piranhas by the seven-o'clock morning train for the station of Sinimbu, which is about 'fifty miles distant. The cars and locomotives are of American ..."

6. Around & about South America: Apéndice al folleto los treinta y tres by Luis Melián Lafinur, Frank Vincent (1897)
"From piranhas to Sinimbu—Rapids of Paulo Affonso—The vaqueiro and his family—Vai-vem—Seven great cataracts—Inferno and Arcadia combined—" Emperor's View ..."

7. Through the Brazilian Wilderness by Theodore Roosevelt (1914)
"swarmed with piranhas, the ravenous fish of which I have so often spoken. Undoubtedly the caymans were subsisting largely on these piranhas. ..."

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