Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as redfin, 2.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) A large squeteague.

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  • noun countable A yellowfin tuna, an individual member of that species.

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

  • noun may reach 400 pounds; worldwide in tropics

Etymologies

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yellow +‎ fin

Examples

  • The crudo section of the menu proffers pristine preparations such as yellowfin tuna (with green apple and yellow pepper juice), Key West pink shrimp (with olive oil, key lime juice, and chili), and the aforementioned oysters.

    Miami New Times | Complete Issue

  • Blue-water fish such as yellowfin, bigeye tuna, and marlin -- all in decline -- will be big winners because they breed in these waters.

    My Left Wing - Front Page

  • Well, one bit of reassurance: "Worms in large tuna (such as yellowfin, bluefin, and big-eye) are exceedingly rare" and "parasites are virtually nonexistent in tuna meat sold fresh in the U.S."

    Original Signal - Transmitting Buzz

  • (Many top sushi restaurants no longer serve bluefin tune, opting for the more sustainable yellowfin tuna.)

    Sustainable Sushi Contest

  • (Many top sushi restaurants no longer serve bluefin tune, opting for the more sustainable yellowfin tuna.)

    Sushi Day » Protesting Bluefin Tuna » Print

  • (Many top sushi restaurants no longer serve bluefin tune, opting for the more sustainable yellowfin tuna.)

    2009 June - Sushi Day - Sushiday.com

  • When I use tuna, I always make a point to use the more sustainable, less endangered yellowfin tuna.

    2009 June - Sushi Day - Sushiday.com

  • When I use tuna, I always make a point to use the more sustainable, less endangered yellowfin tuna.

    Sustainable Sushi Contest

  • When I use tuna, I always make a point to use the more sustainable, less endangered yellowfin tuna.

    Sushi Day » Protesting Bluefin Tuna » Print

  • But so many of the larger carnivorous fish, like bluefin, yellowfin, or bigeye, have such high levels of mercury in their bodies that has built up over their lifetime – not good for us humans eating them.

    Menu For Hope 6

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