Pronunciation: (bar"u-kOO'du),[key] —n., —pl.(esp. collectively)-da,(esp. referring to two or more kinds or species)-dasfor 1;-dasfor 2. 1. any of several elongated, predaceous, tropical and subtropical marine fishes of the genus Sphyraena, certain species of which are used for food.
2. Slang.a treacherous, greedy person.