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Definition: great tunny
Tuna \Tu"na\, 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 (Thunnus thynnus, formerly
Orcynus thynnus or Albacora thynnus), called also the
common tunny 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
(Thunnus albacares) of warm seas. the See Illust. of
Horse mackerel, under Horse.
Note: The little tunny (Gymnosarda alletterata) of the
Mediterranean and North Atlantic, and the long-finned
tunny, or albacore (Thunnus alalunga) (see
Albacore), 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