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albacore, noun

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EnglishShow more Transferred use of English albacore a name for the tuna Thunnus alalunga of the Scombridae and related species; see half-cord.
The yellowtail (sense a), Seriola lalandi.
1890 A.G. Hewitt Cape Cookery 11The Best Fish for Boiling. Stokvisch, geelbek, cabeljauw, galjoen, albacore, mackerel, elft, steenbrasem, hamburger, seventy-four.
1975 J.L.B. Smith in Std Encycl. of Sn Afr. XI. 563Yellowtail. Albacore,..Fish rarely seen on the west coast...It is taken in vast numbers by nets, and is one of the best angling fishes.
The yellowtail (sense a), Seriola lalandi.

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