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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A very large tuna (Thunnus thynnus) of temperate waters. It is an important commercial and eating variety.

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  • n. Any of three related species of tunafish, the northern bluefin tuna, southern bluefin tuna, and Pacific bluefin tuna.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. largest tuna; to 1500 pounds; of mostly temperate seas: feed in polar regions but breed in tropics
  • n. flesh of very large tuna

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