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caribe


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Caribe  \Ca*ri"be\,  n.  [Sp.  a  cannibal.]  (Zo["o]l). 
  A  south  American  fresh  water  fish  of  the  genus  {Serrasalmo} 
  of  many  species,  remarkable  for  its  voracity.  When  numerous 
  they  attack  man  or  beast,  often  with  fatal  results. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  caribe 
  n  :  small  voraciously  carnivorous  freshwater  fishes  of  South 
  America  that  attack  and  destroy  living  animals  [syn:  {piranha}, 
  {pirana}] 




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