yellowfin tuna

noun
yel·​low·​fin tuna | \ ˈye-lō-ˌfin- How to pronounce yellowfin tuna (audio) , ˈye-lə-\

Definition of yellowfin tuna

: a nearly cosmopolitan tuna (Thunnus albacares) with yellowish fins

called also yellowfin

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The company also has branched into meal kits, striking a deal with Home Chef, a large meal-kit company bought by Kroger Co. , to feature its yellowfin tuna pouches in kits beginning next year. Annie Gasparro, WSJ, "The Trouble With Tuna: ‘A Lot of Millennials Don’t Even Own Can Openers’," 2 Dec. 2018 Must-try items include the onion soup, yellowfin tuna flatbread, steak frites, and any of the fun cocktails. Diana Oates, Condé Nast Traveler, "20 Best Restaurants in Houston," 1 Oct. 2018 Three ounces of raw yellowfin tuna contain 21 grams of protein, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Nutrient Database. Anne Marie Chaker, WSJ, "Fish: The Final Frontier in Fake Meat," 15 Oct. 2018 Popular dishes include yellowfin tuna with sea urchin and silken tofu or Champagne lobster with French toast and Sterling caviar. Sophie Davies, Condé Nast Traveler, "29 Best Restaurants in Sydney," 14 Mar. 2018 Wild sustainably caught yellowfin tuna steaks: Save $9 per pound. Jessica Suriano, azcentral, "5 things Amazon Prime members should know to save at Whole Foods in Arizona," 13 June 2018 Feast on Italian Mediterranean dishes — yellowfin tuna, oysters, crudo, and swordfish — from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. Kara Baskin, BostonGlobe.com, "Michael Schlow cooks up a taste of the Mediterranean at Eataly," 5 July 2018 But the menu looks familiar, with certain fan favorites revived: endive-and-Roquefort salad; a velvety chickpea pancake, topped with salty-sweet gravlax; wedges of lightly seared, crusted yellowfin tuna with red-pepper coulis. Hannah Goldfield, The New Yorker, "Tom Valenti Returns with Oxbow Tavern, and Gimmicks to Go at Lucky Pickle," 21 June 2018 In the 1970s, local preference shifted to the larger fish of the deeps, above all ahi (yellowfin tuna), typically anointed with shoyu (Japanese soy sauce) instead of sea salt. Ligaya Mishan, New York Times, "Home to Hawaii in Search of Poke," 8 Jan. 2018

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1906, in the meaning defined above

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