albacore

noun al·ba·core \ ˈal-bə-ˌkȯr \
Updated on: 11 Nov 2017

Definition of albacore

plural albacore or albacores
:a large pelagic tuna (Thunnus alalunga) with long pectoral fins that is a source of canned tuna; broadly :any of various tunas (such as a bonito)

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Origin and Etymology of albacore

Portuguese albacor, from Arabic al-bakūra the albacore



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