Definition of paiche in English:

paiche

(also payshi)

noun

  • Especially in Peru: the arapaima or pirarucú fish, Arapaima gigas.

Origin

Mid 19th century. Apparently from Peruvian Spanish paiche from Portuguese peixe fish.

Pronunciation

paiche

/ˈpɛʃi//ˈpɛʃeɪ//ˈpʌɪʃeɪ/