Atlantic bluefin

noun
variants: or Atlantic bluefin tuna

Definition of Atlantic bluefin

: bluefin sense 2 Then in the early 1960s four West Coast purse seiners steamed east and opened a major commercial fishery on Atlantic bluefins.— Ted Williams, Audubon, July/August 1992 What was in the water that day was a congregation of Atlantic bluefin tuna, a fish that when prepared as sushi is one of the most valuable forms of seafood in the world.— Paul Greenberg, New York Times, 27 June 2010

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First Known Use of Atlantic bluefin

1963, in the meaning defined above

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“Atlantic bluefin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Atlantic%20bluefin. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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