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Definition of Orcynus pelamys
Orcynus pelamysBonito Bo*ni"to, n.; pl. Bonitoes. [Sp. & Pg. bonito, fr.
Ar. bain[=i]t and bain[=i]th.] [Often incorrectly written
1. A large tropical fish (Orcynus pelamys) allied to the
tunny. It is about three feet long, blue above, with four
brown stripes on the sides. It is sometimes found on the
2. The skipjack (Sarda Mediterranea) of the Atlantic, an
important and abundant food fish on the coast of the
United States, and (S. Chilensis) of the Pacific, and
other related species. They are large and active fishes,
of a blue color with black oblique stripes.
3. The medregal (Seriola fasciata), an edible fish of the
southern of the United States and the West Indies.
4. The cobia or crab eater (Elacate canada), an edible fish
of the Middle and Southern United States.
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