HyperDic: tunny

English > 2 senses of the word tunny:
NOUNfoodtunny, tuna, tuna fishimportant warm-water fatty fish of the genus Thunnus of the family Scombridae
animaltunny, tunaany very large marine food and game fish of the genus Thunnus
tunny > pronunciation
Soundstah'niy
Rhymesabalone ... Zuni: 221 rhymes with niy...
English > tunny: 2 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningImportant warm-water fatty fish of the genus Thunnus of the family Scombridae; usually served as steaks.
Synonymstuna, tuna fish
Part oftuna, tunnyAny very large marine food and game fish of the genus Thunnus
Narroweralbacorerelatively small tuna / tuna with choice white flesh
bluefin, bluefin tunaflesh of very large tuna / tuna
bonitoflesh of mostly Pacific food fishes of the genus Sarda of the family Scombridae
Broadersaltwater fishflesh of fish from the sea used as food
Spanishatún, thunnus
Catalantonyina
English > tunny: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
MeaningAny very large marine food and game fish of the genus Thunnus; related to mackerel; chiefly of warm waters.
Synonymtuna
Member ofThunnus, genus Thunnustunas / tunas
Partstuna, tuna fish, tunnyImportant warm-water fatty fish of the genus Thunnus of the family Scombridae
Narroweralbacore, long-fin tunny, Thunnus alalungalarge pelagic tuna / tuna the source of most canned tuna / tuna
bluefin, bluefin tuna, horse mackerel, Thunnus thynnuslargest tuna / tuna
yellowfin, yellowfin tuna, Thunnus albacaresMay reach 400 pounds
Broaderfood fishAny fish used for food by human beings
scombroid, scombroid fishImportant marine food and game fishes found in all tropical and temperate seas
Spanishatún, tonina
Catalantonyina

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