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yellowfin tuna

[yel-oh-fin]
noun
  1. an important food fish, Thunnus albacares, inhabiting warm seas.
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Origin of yellowfin tuna

First recorded in 1935–40; yellow + fin1
Also called yellowfin.
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British Dictionary definitions for yellowfin tuna

yellowfin tuna

noun
  1. a large marine food fish, Scomber albacares, of tropical and subtropical waters, having yellow dorsal and anal fins: family Scombridae
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