alalonga

noun al·a·lon·ga \ˌa-lə-ˈlȯŋ-gə\
variants: less commonly

alalunga

\ˌa-lə-ˈləŋ-gə\ or

alilonghi

\ˌa-lə-ˈlȯŋ-gē\

Definition of alalonga

plural

-s

  1. :  an albacore (Thunnus germo)

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Origin and Etymology of alalonga

Italian; alalonga, alalunga from ala fin, wing (from Latin ala wing) + longa, lunga, feminine of longo, lungo long, from Latin longus; alilonghi from ali (plural of ala) + longhi, plural of longo — more at aisle, long


First Known Use: 1803


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