noun (plural same or barramundis)
- any of a number of large, chiefly freshwater, fishes of Australia and Southeast Asia.
- a fish that migrates between the sea and rivers and is valued as a food fish (Lates calcarifer, family Centropomidae). a mouthbrooder (genus Scleropages, family Osteoglossidae), in particular S. leichardti, which is popular with fly fishermen.
late 19th century: probably from an Aboriginal language of Queensland, Australia