Complete Definition of "tuna"

English

Pronunciation
US: tooÍ'nÉ, /ËtuËnÉ/, /"tu:[email protected]/
British, Aus: tyooÍ'nÉ, /ËtjuËnÉ/, /"tju:[email protected]/
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-uËnÉ|-uËnÉ

Etymology
American Spanish alteration of the Spanish atún, modified from the Arabic tūn, from the Latin thunnus, from the Greek thynnos.

Noun
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tuna (plural tuna or tunas)

  1. any of several species of fish, of the genus Thunnus, in the family Scombridae.
  2. the edible flesh of the tuna
  3. a type of cactus native to Mexico
  4. the fruit of the cactus

Synonyms
tuna fish (US 1,2)

Translations
trans-top|fish
Chinese: éæ§é­/éæªé±¼ jÄ«nqiÄngyú, jin1qiang1yu2
Czech: tuÅák m
Dutch: tonijn m
French: thon m
German: Thunfisch m
Hungarian: tonhal
Italian: tonno m
trans-mid
Japanese: 鮪 (ã¾ãã, maguro)
Korean: ì°¸ì¹ chamchi
Polish: tuÅczyk
Russian: ÑÑÐ½ÐµÑ /tun'éc/ m
Slovak: tuniak m
Spanish: atún m
Turkish: tuna m
Welsh: tiwna m
trans-bottom

cactus
Korean: ë¶ì±ì ì¸ì¥ buchae seoninjang


Indonesian

Adjective
tuna

  1. damaged

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Maori

Etymology
Common Polynesian

Noun
tuna

  1. eel

Category:Maori language


Romanian

Etymology
Latin tonare

Verb
tuna (inf. used in the form a tuna)

  1. thunder

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Spanish

Noun
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  1. the fruit of the nopal cactus
  2. a college singing group

Scientific names
genus Opuntia, Opuntia ficus-indica

Translations
English: prickly pear, Indian fig
French: figue de barbarie
Italian: ficco d'india|ficco dâindia

Usage notes
Tuna is a false friend, and does not mean a type of fish in Spanish. The word for that kind of "tuna" in Spanish is atún.

Category:Greek derivations
Category:Fish
Category:es:Fruits

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