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Noun: tuna  t(y)oo-nu
  1. Important warm-water fatty fish of the genus Thunnus of the family Scombridae; usually served as steaks
    - tuna fish, tunny
  2. Tropical American prickly pear of Jamaica
    - Opuntia tuna
  3. Any very large marine food and game fish of the genus Thunnus; related to mackerel; chiefly of warm waters
    - tunny
  4. New Zealand eel
    - Anguilla sucklandii

Derived forms: tunas

Type of: eel, food fish, prickly pear, prickly pear cactus, saltwater fish, scombroid, scombroid fish

Part of: genus Thunnus, Thunnus

Encyclopedia: Tuna, Södertälje