yellowfin

yellowfin tuna

[yel-oh-fin]
noun
an important food fish, Thunnus albacares, inhabiting warm seas.
Also called yellowfin.


Origin:
1935–40; yellow + fin

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yellowfin tuna (ˈjɛləʊˌfɪn)
 
n
a large marine food fish, Scomber albacares, of tropical and subtropical waters, having yellow dorsal and anal fins: family Scombridae

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