Definition of Pirai

1. n. Same as Piraya.



Definition of Pirai

1. Noun. (dated) A piranha fish. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pirai

1. piranha [n -S] - See also: piranha

Medical Definition of Pirai

1. Same as Piraya. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Pirai Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pirai

piquet
piqueted
piqueting
piquets
piquillo
piquillos
piquing
piqure diabetes
pir
piracetam
piracetams
piracies
piracy
piragua
piraguas
pirai (current term)
pirais
pirameter
pirameters
pirana
piranas
piranha
piranhas
pirarubicin
pirarucu
pirarucus
pirate
pirate articles
pirate flag
pirate radio

Literary usage of Pirai

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1. Wanderings in South America, the North-west of the United States, and the by Charles Waterton (1879)
"... palm — "Wild Cotton — Arrows— Quivers — Jaw of pirai— Packing the arrows — Cotton basket — Gun sight made of ..."

2. The Natural History of the Fishes of Guiana by Robert Hermann Schomburgk, William Jardine, Andrew Crichton (1841)
"The ducks and geese are equally exposed to the attacks of the pirai, and those which ... Unacquainted with the danger which the ravenous pirai offered them, ..."

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