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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any very large marine food and game fish of the genus Thunnus; Important warm-water fatty fish of the genus Thunnus of the family Scombridae.

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  • The most esteemed part of the tunny is the underneath, or "panse."
  • I've no idea what "tunny" is and I'm slightly worried that it's some slang that I'm not familiar with. :-o
  • The British until recently called the bluefin "tunny" (from the Latin, Thunnus thynnus).
  • There are valuable fisheries of tunny, mullet and bonito. for more
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