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tunny (n.)

large sea-fish of the mackerel order, 1520s, probably from French thon (14c.), from Old Provençal ton and directly from Latin thunnus "a tuna, tunny," from Greek thynnos "a tuna, tunny," possibly with a literal sense of "darter," from thynein "dart along."

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Definitions of tunny from WordNet

tunny (n.)
important warm-water fatty fish of the genus Thunnus of the family Scombridae; usually served as steaks;
Synonyms: tuna / tuna fish
tunny (n.)
any very large marine food and game fish of the genus Thunnus; related to mackerel; chiefly of warm waters;
Synonyms: tuna
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