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albacore

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noun, al·ba·core \ˈal-bə-ˌkȯr\

Definition of albacore

plural albacore or albacores

  1. :  a large pelagic tuna (Thunnus alalunga) with long pectoral fins that is a source of canned tuna; broadly :  any of various tunas (as a bonito)





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