Tuna

Waters: Temperate salt Waters worldwide Description (in water): A large, muscular, extremely fast swimmer of the mackerel family. Most species have blue or blue-black backs that fade into silvery sides and bellies. Smallest are skipjacks (5 to 40 lbs.), followed by albacores (10 to 60 lbs.), and yellowfin (can weigh several hundred lbs.); bluefin is largest (up to one ton). Description (in market): The dense and firm meat is tender, full-flavored, and flaky. While tuna usually contains a moderat…...
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tuna

  1. tropical American flat-jointed prickly pear; Jamaica
  2. important warm-water fatty fish of the genus Thunnus of the family Scombridae; usually served as steaks
  3. any very large marine food and game fish of the genus Thunnus; related to mackerel; chiefly of warm waters
  4. New Zealand eel

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Tuna

A tuna is a saltwater finfish that belongs to the tribe Thunnini, a sub-grouping of the mackerel family (Scombridae) – which together with the tunas, also includes the bonitos, mackerels, and Spanish mackerels. Thunnini comprises fifteen species across five genera, the sizes of which vary greatly, ranging from the bullet tuna (max. length: {conv...
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Tuña

Tuña is one of 44 parishes (administrative divisions) in Tineo, a municipality within the province and autonomous community of Asturias, in northern Spain. ...
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Tuna

• (n.) The Opuntia Tuna. See Prickly pear, under Prickly. • (n.) The tunny. • (n.) The bonito, 2.
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Tuna

(Opuntia) Opuntia is the largest group of Cacti with over 360 species ranging from Canada to Chile and Argentina. This group also includes several edible kinds. These plants are commonly known as Bunny Ears, Cholla, Prickly Pear, Barbary Fig, Tuna and Indian Fig. Opuntia is usually separated into two groups. The first group is Platyopuntia; those b...
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tuna

noun New Zealand eel
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tuna

tuna fish noun important warm-water fatty fish of the genus Thunnus of the family Scombridae; usually served as steaks
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Tuna

[music] A tuna is a group of university students in traditional university dress who play traditional instruments and sing serenades. The tradition originated in Spain and Portugal in the 13th century as a means of students to earn money or food. Nowadays students don`t belong to a `tuna` for money nor food, but seeking to keep a tradition ...
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Tuna

[Polynesian mythology] In Polynesian mythology, Tuna is the god of eels who was sentenced to be executed (by the Upolo) after trying to rape Sina (who had grown him in a jar). He asked that his severed head be buried in the sand and from it, the first coconut palm grew. ...
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TUNA

A procedure that is used to treat benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH). An instrument with a small probe that gives off low-level radiofrequency energy is inserted through the urethra into the prostate. The energy from the probe heats nearby prostate tissue and destroys it. This relieves pressure and improves urine flow. Also called transurethral nee...
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Tuna

A saltwater fish related to the mackerel. Probably the most popular fish used in canning today. Tunas have a distinctive rich-flavored flesh that is moderately high in fat and has a firmly textured flaky but tender flesh.
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tuna

any of seven species of oceanic fishes, some very large, that constitute the genus Thunnus and are of great commercial value as food. They are ... [9 related articles]
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tuna

Any of various large marine bony fishes of the mackerel family, especially the genus Thunnus, popular as food and game. Albacore T. alalunga, bluefin tuna T. thynnus, and yellowfin tuna T. albacares are commercially important. Tuna fish gather in shoals and migrate inshore ...
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Tuna

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Tuna

HMS Tuna was a British Triton Class patrol type submarine of 1090 tons displacement launched in 1938. She was armed with one 4-inch gun; two smaller guns and ten 21-inch torpedo tubes. She had a top speed of 15.25 knots surfaced and 9 knots submerged and carried a complement of 53.
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Tuna

Nickname for Bill Parcells. Coined during his days coaching New England when a reporter attempted to play a practical joke on him but Parcells caught on and asked,
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Tuna

The tuna or tunny (Thunnus) is the name of various marine, food fish of the mackerel family Scombridae, found in temperate and tropical seas. Tuna is common in the Mediterranean and occassionaly occur around the British coasts. They frequently grow to a length in excess of three metres.
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TUNA

transurethral needle ablation.
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Tuna

Tuna is poker slang for a poor player who over values hands.
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tuna

tuna or tunny,game and food fishes, the largest members of the family Scombridae (mackerel family) and closely related to the albacore and bonito. They have streamlined bodies with two fins, and five or more finlets on the back. The body is very narrow in the tail region, and the tail is deeply fork...
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Tuna

Tuna: A fish about which there are several health concerns. One concern involves carbon monoxide that prevents the flesh of the fish from discoloring and keeps it red. The FDA permits this practice in the US but Japan, Canada and the European Union have banned the practice because of fears that it could be used to mask spoiled fish. A second concer...
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tuna

[n] - tropical American flat-jointed prickly pear 2. [n] - important warm-water fatty fish of the genus Thunnus of the family Scombridae 3. [n] - any very large marine food and game fish of the genus Thunnus 4. [n] - New Zealand eel
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