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Definition of Orcynus alalonga
Orcynus alalongaAlbicore Al"bi*core, n. [F. albicore (cf. Sp. albacora, Pg.
albacor, albacora, albecora), fr. Ar. bakr, bekr, a young
camel, young cow, heifer, and the article al: cf. Pg. bacoro
a little pig.] (Zo["o]l.)
A name applied to several large fishes of the Mackerel
family, esp. Orcynus alalonga. One species (Orcynus
thynnus), common in the Mediterranean and Atlantic, is
called in New England the horse mackerel; the tunny.
[Written also albacore.]
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