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skipjack tuna

noun

Definition of skipjack tuna

  1. :  a relatively small tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis syn. Euthynnus pelamis) that is bluish above and silvery below with oblique dark stripes on the sides and belly



1950

First Known Use of skipjack tuna

1950


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