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Definition of Tunnies

Tunnies
Tunny Tun"ny (t[u^]n"n[y^]), n.; pl. Tunnies. [L. thunnus, thynnus, Gr. qy`nnos, qy^nos: cf. It. tonno, F. & Pr. thon.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of large oceanic fishes belonging to the Mackerel family, especially the common or great tunny (Orcynus or Albacora thynnus) native of the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. It sometimes weighs a thousand pounds or more, and is extensively caught in the Mediterranean. On the American coast it is called horse mackerel. See Illust. of Horse mackerel, under Horse. [Written also thynny.] Note: The little tunny (Gymnosarda alletterata) of the Mediterranean and North Atlantic, and the long-finned tunny, or albicore (see Albicore), are related species of smaller size.

Meaning of Tunnies from wikipedia

- Look up tunny in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Tunny may refer to: Tuna Tunny cipher Either of the United States submarines which has been called USS...
- The little tunny (Euthynnus alletteratus), also known as the false albacore, little tuna, bonita, bonito, or blue bonito, is a species of tuna in the...
- Middle Latin Thunnus (from Ancient Gr****: θύννος, romanized: thýnnos, lit. 'tunny-fish'), which is in turn derived from θύνω (thýnō), meaning "to rush, dart...
- bluefin tuna [for individuals exceeding 150 kg (330 lb)], and formerly as the tunny. Atlantic bluefins are native to both the western and eastern Atlantic Ocean...
- to the British Tunnies to simplify their operation. Further refinements were made for the versions used in the Newmanry, the third Tunny being equipped...
- German teleprinter traffic as Fish, dubbed the machine and its traffic Tunny (meaning tunafish) and deduced its logical structure three years before...
- album, centres on three disaffected young men, Johnny, Will and Tunny. Johnny and Tunny flee a stifling suburban lifestyle and parental restrictions, while...
- Polly Lauder Tunney (born Mary Josephine Lauder; April 24, 1907 – April 12, 2008) was an American philanthropist and Connecticut socialite. An heiress...
- (30 lb). This species is sometimes also called the largescaled tunny, large-scaled tunny or salmon mackerel. Before 1983, this species was sometimes confused...
- The USS Tunny (SS/SSG/APSS/LPSS-282) was a Gato-class submarine which saw service in World War II and in the Vietnam War. Tunny received nine battle stars...