Definition of Perai
1. piranha [n -S] - See also: piranha
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Perai
Literary usage of Perai
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Transatlantic Sketches, Comprising Visits to the Most Interesting Scenes in by James Edward Alexander (1833)
"—Anecdote.—The Cobra of India—The Pipa Frog—Visit a Dutch Entomologist.—Remarkable fishes—Pacoo, perai, Silurus, Assa, electric Eel, ..."
2. Among the Indians of Guiana: Being Sketches Chiefly Anthropologic from the by Everard Ferdinand Im Thurn (1883)
"If a monkey or bird, when shot, falls in the water, perai rush together from all quarters and carry off the prey before the sportsman can reach it; ..."
3. An Ainu-English-Japanese Dictionary (including A Grammar of the Ainu Language.) by John Batchelor (1905)
"perai-ap, ^54 7% #Jih n. A fish hook. perai-kara, ^5^*5, ^J^- >". ». i. To fish with rod and line. ... perai-shok,'<54 $>a9,7 >•* vn Fishing frog. ..."
4. Wanderings in South America, the North-west of the United States, and the by Charles Waterton (1879)
"The perai, fortunately, lie only off sand-beaches and in quiet pools, ... I was fortunate enough to find the spawning place of some perai on the matted ..."