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Meaning of TUNA

Pronunciation:  'toonu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  New Zealand eel
  2. [n]  any very large marine food and game fish of the genus Thunnus; related to mackerel; chiefly of warm waters
  3. [n]  important warm-water fatty fish of the genus Thunnus of the family Scombridae; usually served as steaks
  4. [n]  tropical American flat-jointed prickly pear; Jamaica
 

TUNA is a 4 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: Anguilla sucklandii, Opuntia tuna, tuna fish, tunny, tunny
 
 See Also: albacore, albacore, bluefin, bluefin, bluefin tuna, bluefin tuna, bonito, eel, food fish, genus Thunnus, horse mackerel, long-fin tunny, prickly pear, prickly pear cactus, saltwater fish, scombroid, scombroid fish, Thunnus, Thunnus alalunga, Thunnus albacares, Thunnus thynnus, tuna, tuna, tuna fish, yellowfin, yellowfin tuna

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Tu"na\, n. (Bot.)
    The {Opuntia Tuna}. See {Prickly pear}, under {Prickly}.
    
    
  2. \Tu"na\, n. [Cf. {Tunny}.] (Zo["o]l.)
    (a) The tunny.
    (b) The bonito, 2.
    
    
 

 

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