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Meaning of TUNA

Pronunciation:  'toonu

WordNet Dictionary
  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
  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.