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tunny

Line breaks: tunny
Pronunciation: /ˈtʌni
 
/
(also tunny fish)

Definition of tunny in English:

noun (plural same or tunnies)

A tuna, especially the bluefin.
Example sentences
  • During that time he had been the only angler to land a tunny fish by rod and line.
  • My grandfather owned a tunny boat that sailed out of Whitby each summer.

Origin

mid 16th century: from French thon, via Latin from Greek thunnos.

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