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albacore (n.)

name given to a large type of tuna caught in the Tropics, 1570s, from Portuguese albacora, from Arabic al bakara "milk cow;" the fish so called for its size.

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Definitions of albacore from WordNet

albacore (n.)
relatively small tuna with choice white flesh; major source of canned tuna;
albacore (n.)
large pelagic tuna the source of most canned tuna; reaches 93 pounds and has long pectoral fins; found worldwide in tropical and temperate waters;
Synonyms: long-fin tunny / Thunnus alalunga
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