Etymology
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bonito (n.)

type of large, tropical sea-fish, 1590s, from Spanish bonito, probably literally "the good one," diminutive of bueno "good," from Latin bonus "good" (see bonus).

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Definitions of bonito

bonito (n.)
flesh of mostly Pacific food fishes of the genus Sarda of the family Scombridae; related to but smaller than tuna;
bonito (n.)
fish whose flesh is dried and flaked for Japanese cookery; may be same species as skipjack tuna;
Synonyms: oceanic bonito / Katsuwonus pelamis
bonito (n.)
any of various scombroid fishes intermediate in size and characteristics between mackerels and tunas;
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