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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Tunny(0.01096 detik)
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English → English (WordNet)
n 1: important warm-water fatty fish of the genus Thunnus of the
family Scombridae; usually served as steaks [syn: tuna,
2: any very large marine food and game fish of the genus
Thunnus; related to mackerel; chiefly of warm waters [syn:
English → English (gcide)
Tunny \Tun"ny\ (t[u^]n"n[y^]), n.; pl. Tunnies. [L. thunnus,
thynnus, Gr. qy`nnos, qy^nos: cf. It. tonno, F. & Pr. thon.]
The chiefly British equivalent of tuna; any one of several
species of large oceanic fishes belonging to the Mackerel
family, especially the common or great tunny (Thunnus thynnus
syn. Albacora thynnus, formerly Orcynus thynnus)
native of the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. It
sometimes weighs a thousand pounds or more, and is
extensively caught in the Mediterranean. On the American
coast it is called horse mackerel. See Illust. of Horse mackerel
, under Horse. [Written also thynny.]
Note: The little tunny (Gymnosarda alletterata) of the
Mediterranean and North Atlantic, and the long-finned
tunny, or albicore (Thunnus alalunga, see
Albacore), are related species of smaller size.