tuna clipper

noun

: a diesel-powered boat used on the Pacific coast for tuna fishing and made with the deckhouse forward, bait tanks aft, and iron racks around the stem from which men fish with heavy bamboo poles

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“Tuna clipper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tuna%20clipper. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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