tunny

noun tun·ny \ ˈtə-nē \

Definition of tunny

plural tunnies also tunny
: 1tuna

Origin and Etymology of tunny

modification of Middle French thon or Old Italian tonno; both from Old Occitan ton, from Latin thunnus — more at 1tuna


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tunny

noun tun·ny \ ˈtə-nē \

Definition of tunny for Students

plural tunnies
: tuna

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