Synonyms

1. bluefin

noun. largest tuna; to 1500 pounds; of mostly temperate seas: feed in polar regions but breed in tropics.

Synonyms

  • tuna
  • Thunnus
  • genus Thunnus
  • bluefin tuna
  • tunny
  • Thunnus thynnus

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2. bluefin

noun. flesh of very large tuna.

Synonyms

  • horse mackerel
  • tuna
  • bluefin tuna
  • tunny
  • Thunnus thynnus

Example sentences of the word bluefin


1. Verb, base form
Close in quality to bluefin, yellowfin tuna is easier to find and -- if a high enough grade -- can be enjoyed raw, though seared yellowfin makes for a wonderful dish.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Carve a roast of bluefin or yellowfin, which is also known as ahi tuna, into thin slices without cooking.

3. Adjective
Anglers can expect to find bluefin tuna, yellowfin tuna, mackerel, albacore or dolphin fish.

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