Definition of acara in English:

acara

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Pronunciation: /əˈkɑːrə
 
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noun

  • A small deep-bodied freshwater fish native to Central and South America, having elongated dorsal and anal fins.
    • Genera Aequidens and Cichlasoma, family Cichlidae: several species
    More example sentences
    • In the present study we experimentally reduced brood size in the Panamanian acara, Aequidens coeruleopunctatus.
    • We used the blue acara cichlid as a model diurnal predator species.
    • Well I have given the blue acaras away and didn't take any pics of them spawning to send you.

Origin

from Portuguese acaré, from Tupi.

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