bluefin tuna

[ bloo-fin ]
/ ˈbluˌfɪn /

noun

a large tuna, Thunnus thynnus, common in temperate seas.

Nearby words

  1. bluebush,
  2. bluecoat,
  3. bluefield,
  4. bluefields,
  5. bluefin,
  6. bluefish,
  7. bluegill,
  8. bluegrass,
  9. bluegrass region,
  10. bluegrass state

Origin of bluefin tuna

First recorded in 1920–25; blue + fin1

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