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Definition of Orcynus alalonga

Orcynus alalonga
Albicore 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.]

Meaning of Orcynus alalonga from wikipedia

- Gmelin, 1789 Orcynus alatunga (Gmelin, 1789) Scomber albicans Walbaum, 1792 Scomber germon Lacepède, 1800 Germo germon (Lacepède, 1800) Orcynus germon (Lacepède...