- yellowfin tuna, widely used in sashimi.
Origin of ahi
First recorded in 1930–35, ahi is from the Hawaiian word ‘ahi
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Examples from the Web for ahi
Then his eyes and mouth opened simultaneously into an "Ahi!"Not Quite Eighteen
Where, O Maruts, was that custom with you, when you left me alone in the killing of Ahi?Sacred Books of the East
The sun on the roof that day when he played so long alone and I was—ahi!Life's Handicap
The Maori explained that it was an ahi tapu, a sacred fire, used in the Hauhau war-rites.The adventures of Kimble Bent
The old weather god was Indra, who wars with Vritra or Ahi, the dragon demon of drought, whom he compels to dispense the rain.
- another name for yellowfin tuna
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