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1. albacore

relatively small tuna with choice white flesh; major source of canned tuna

2. albacore, long-fin tunny, thunnus alalunga

large pelagic tuna the source of most canned tuna; reaches 93 pounds and has long pectoral fins; found worldwide in tropical and temperate waters

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a tunny, Thunnus alalunga, occurring mainly in warm regions of the Atlantic and Pacific. It has very long pectoral fins and is a valued food fish
. Also called: long-fin tunny

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nounWord forms: plural ˈalbaˌcores or ˈalbaˌcore
a tuna (Thunnus alalunga) with unusually long pectoral fins, important as a game and food fish in all warm seas; loosely, other similar scombroid fishes

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n. pl. albacore or al·ba·cores
A large tuna (Thunnus alalunga) of tropical to temperate seas that is commercially important as a source of canned fish.

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