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Definition of tuna noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

tuna

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BrE BrE//ˈtjuːnə//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtuːnə//
 
[countable, uncountable] (pl. tuna, tunas) (also tuna fish) (also British English, less frequent tunny) Fish
 
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a large sea fish that is used for food fishing for tuna tuna steaks a tin/can of tuna in vegetable oil See related entries: Fish Word Origin late 19th cent.: from American Spanish, from Spanish atún ‘tunny’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: tuna

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