Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of scombroid fishes, of the open seas, which attain a great size.

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  • n. tunas: warm-blooded fishes

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  • C.: _Magnus thunnus, is scilicet qui a nostris_ Ton _vocatur ... dicitur Italis Tarentella, a_ Tarentino, _unde advehitur, sinu_.”

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