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yellowfin tuna

[ yel-oh-fin ]
/ ˈyɛl oʊˌfɪn /
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noun

an important food fish, Thunnus albacares, inhabiting warm seas.

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Also called yellowfin .

Origin of yellowfin tuna

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

yellowfin tuna
/ (ˈjɛləʊˌfɪn) /

noun

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