Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Either of two types of tuna, bigeye tuna or yellowfin tuna, having edible flesh that is commonly grilled or served raw as sashimi.

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  • noun the yellowfin tuna

Etymologies

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

[Hawaiian ‘ahi.]

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From Hawaiian ahi (yellowfin tuna)

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  • you can expect to see this marine food fish more than twice a year if you play tournament scrabble

    May 20, 2009

  • a marketing name, and word of art in the fishing industry; the original Hawai'ian 'ahi usually referred to bigeye tuna

    December 11, 2012