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

Examples of yellowfin tuna in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There were also no lab tests attached to the revised complaint in June, which narrowed its claims to allege that Subway’s tuna was not 100 percent sustainably caught skipjack and yellowfin tuna. Washington Post, 10 Nov. 2021 For example, yellowfin tuna continues to be overfished in the Indian Ocean. Katya Krebs, CNN, 4 Sep. 2021 The Ameriboat team weighed in a 118-pound yellowfin tuna that went straight to the top of the leaderboard in its category. al, 17 July 2021 The suit has since been amended to allege that the tuna Subway uses is not made with 100% tuna and does not always use skipjack or yellowfin tuna. Danielle Wiener-bronner, CNN, 6 July 2021 The menu also features cheeses made by a fourth-generation cheese maker in the Valle de Guadalupe, a lobster tostada with chipotle dressing and charred onions, and a soft potato roll stuffed with marinated yellowfin tuna. Ali Wunderman, Forbes, 21 June 2021 Depending on the season, the catch includes marlin, swordfish, dorado, sailfish, and yellowfin tuna. Patricia Doherty, Travel + Leisure, 14 June 2021 The Standard MakiMaki Kit ($110) includes 6 oz of salmon, hamachi, yellowfin tuna, and kanikama (crab meat). Aly Walansky, Forbes, 5 June 2021 Featuring seating in a canopied garden or on its candlelit veranda, 410 Bank Street Restaurant offers a variety of premium dishes like its Atlantic Cape yellowfin tuna or the Florida Keys red snapper. Phil Davis, baltimoresun.com, 18 May 2021

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First Known Use of yellowfin tuna

1906, in the meaning defined above

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“Yellowfin tuna.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yellowfin%20tuna. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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