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Definition of Tunny

Tunny
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 Tunny 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...
- German teleprinter traffic as Fish, dubbed the machine and its traffic Tunny (meaning tunafish) and deduced its logical structure three years before...
- 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...
- Tunny, 11B The Tunny Cipher Machine, p. 6. Gannon 2007, pp. 150, 151. Good 1993, p. 153. Good, Michie & Timms 1945, 1 Introduction: 11 German Tunny,...
- 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...
- album, centres on three disaffected young men, Johnny, Will and Tunny. Johnny and Tunny flee a stifling suburban lifestyle and parental restrictions, while...
- to refer to encrypted German radiotelegraphic traffic as Fish. The code Tunny (tunafish) was the name given to the first non-Morse link, and it was subsequently...
- States Navy have been named USS Tunny, for the tunny, any of several oceanic fishes resembling the mackerel. USS Tunny (SS-282), a Gato-class submarine...