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Definition: great tunny
, n. [Cf. Tunny
1. (Zo["o]l.) any one of several species of large oceanic
fishes belonging to the mackerel family Scombridae
especially the bluefin tuna
or Albacora thynnus
), called also the
or great tunny
, a native of the
Mediterranean Sea and of temperate parts of the Atlantic
Ocean. It sometimes weighs a thousand pounds or more, and
is caught commercially in large quantity for use as food;
-- also called, especially in Britain, tunny
. It is also
one of the favorite fishes used by the Japanese in
preparing sushi. On the American coast, especially in New
England, it is sometimes called the horse mackerel
Another well-known species is the yellowfin tuna
) of warm seas. the See Illust. of
, under Horse
Note: The little tunny (Gymnosarda alletterata
) of the
Mediterranean and North Atlantic, and the long-finned
tunny, or albacore (Thunnus alalunga
), are related species of smaller size.
[1913 Webster +PJC]
2. The bonito, 2.
3. the meat of the tuna, used as food; -- also called tuna fish