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Definition of the noun albacore

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noun - plural: albacore / albacores

  1. relatively small tuna with choice white flesh; major source of canned tuna
    • lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
    • more generic terms: tuna / tuna fish / tunny = important warm-water fatty fish of the genus Thunnus of the family Scombridae
    • part of: long-fin tunny / Thunnus alalunga = large pelagic tuna the source of most canned tuna; reaches 93 pounds and has long pectoral fins
  2. large pelagic tuna the source of most canned tuna; reaches 93 pounds and has long pectoral fins; found worldwide in tropical and temperate waters

Alternative definition of the noun albacore

noun

  1. A large marine fish Thunnus alalunga of warm seas, having edible flesh

Explanation

The Albacore is a 4.57 m two-person planing dinghy, for lake and near-inshore day sailing. Hulls are made of either wood or fibreglass. The basic shape was developed in 1954 from an Uffa Fox design. Recent boats retain the same classic dimensions, and use modern materials and modern control systems.

Phrases with Albacore

  1. False Albacore
  2. Longfinned Albacore
  3. Yellowfinned Albacore

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Albacore

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Google previewFisheries and Aquaculture - Volume II (2009)

by Patrick Safran

Biology The albacore is a tuna species primarily fished at temperate latitudes (in the Northern and Southern...

Google preview“One Minute to Ditch!” (2016)

by Cornelius Ryan

The Albacore is the first submarine with a truly submersible hullshort, round and smooth, and designed for underwater performance almost exclusively. Even the bulky tanning tower so familiar on conventional submarines is radically changed ...

Google previewThe Complete Idiot's Guide to Sushi and Sashimi (2008)

by Chef Kaz Sato, James O. Fraioli

Albacore is a medium-size tuna inhabiting the world's temperate, subtropical, and tropical waters. Distinguished by its long, graceful pectoral fins, the albacore is the only "white meat" tuna. Its flesh ranges from rose to pale peach in color, and ...

Google previewThe A Book of Things, B Book of Things (2011)

by Roger J. Maderia

Albacore is a larger tuna with a long pectoral fin .

Google preview101 Fat-Burning Workouts & Diet Strategies (2008)

by Michael Berg, Editors of Muscle & Fitness

Albacore is a much larger fish than the skipjack used mostly for light tuna,” says Fitzgerald. So if you're devouring several cans of tuna a week, make sure to stick with the cheaper stuff or, better yet, switch to canned salmon, which is not only ...

Google previewTuna (2001)

Physiology, Ecology, and Evolution by Barbara Ann Block, Ernest Donald Stevens

For example, all the molecular data indicate the albacore is the most divergent lineage of Thunnus. Few have examined the evolution of the Thunnus lineage in this light (Block et al. , 1997).

Google previewABC's of Versability (2015)

by Roger J. Maderia

Albacore is a larger tuna with a long pectoral fin. Abalone is an earshaped shellfish with a pearly gloss within. Archosaurs are related to crocodiles. Armored was the ankylosaur. The albertosaur was much larger, weighing three tons and ...

Google previewTwo Views from Christiansborg Castle: A description of the Guinea coast and its inhabitants (2009)

by Hans Christian Monrad, Selena Axelrod Winsnes

[ Albacore is a variety of tunny, dorado is the dolphin.] 153 [ Springer is used, loosely, for dolphin or tunny.] 142 TWO VIEWS FROM CHRISTIANSBORG CASTLE VOL.

Google previewSaint Helena, by 'a bird of passage'. (1865)

The albacore is a large fish weighing from 70 lbs. to 150 lbs., caught constantly throughout the year. It is commonly known by the name of " Saint Helena beef :" it resembles beef in colour, and as it admits of being cooked in a variety of ways, ...

Google previewFly Fishing the Surf (2013)

A Comprehensive Guide to Surf and Wade Fishing from Maine to Florida by Angelo Peluso

A false albacore is a stout, strongly built fish that is ...

Google previewCooking for Company (2003)

All the Recipes You Need for Simple, Elegant Entertaining at Home by Nicole Aloni

Because albacore is a very delicate-fleshed fish, be sure to request the center cut, where the grain is closer, ...

Google previewClassic Classes (2012)

by Vanessa Bird

The Albacore is a restricted design, which means that although strict rules govern the hull shape and sail plan there is a reasonable amount of flexibility in how the boats are fitted out. The internal layout has evolved over the years, however, ...

Google previewAgricultural News (1908)

The albacore is a strong, gamey, hard-fighting fish resembling the tarpon in these characteristics. Another fine tropical fish is the Kingfish already mentioned, the flesh of which is of excellent flavour. In the West Indian seas it grows to a great ...

Google previewCommissioner of Agriculture for the West Indies (1908)

by Imperial Department of Agriculture for the West Indies

The albacore is a strong, gamey, hard-fighting fish resembling the tarpon in these diaracteristics. Another fine tropical fish is the King- fish already mentioned, the flesh of which is of excellent flavour. In the AVest Indian seas it grows to a great ...

Google previewThe Oxford Companion to Food (2014)

by Alan Davidson

The albacore is a fish of the seven seas, but is most abundant in the open waters of the Indo-Pacific, and in the Atlantic.

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2013)

by Andrew Smith

Although tuna, particularly albacore, skipjack, yellowfin, and bluefin, was abundant off North American shores, it was rarely consumed. In The Fisheries and Fishery Industries of the United States (1884), G. Brown Goode proclaimed that tuna ...

Google previewFood and Drink in American History (2013)

A "Full Course" Encyclopedia by Andrew F. Smith

The first American cannery to pack albacore, a tuna species, was the California Fish Company in 1903. It was not a great success, but the company continued to experiment with tuna canning and in 1908 believed that it had solved the major ...

Google previewThe Visual Food Encyclopedia (2012)

The most common species include the bluefin tuna, or tunny, the albacore, or white tuna, the bonito, and the yellowfin tuna. The bluefin tuna or tunny ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Codenames of World War II (Routledge Revivals) (2013)

by Christopher Chant

Albacore. Ultimatelyabortive plan for the Chinese forcesbasedin northern India ( afterthe retreat from Burma in 1942) to invade and recapture northern Burma in1943 aspart of the Alliedeffort to reopen land communications with Generalissimo ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2003)

by Michael Allaby

albacore (Thunnus See Scombridae. alalunga) albatrosses See Diomedeidae; Procellariiformes. Albian A stage (112–99.6Ma) in the * Cretaceous, underlain by the *Aptian and overlain by the *Cenomanian. It is known to contain a ...

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of Modern English (2013)

by Ernest Weekley

albacore, alhicore. Fish. Port, albacor, Arab. al- buhr, the young camel, irom the sise oi the fish. In Hahl. Albanian. Aryan lang. oi Albania, allied to Greeh, but containing mnch Slav. and L. admixture. albatross.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Foods (2002)

A Guide to Healthy Nutrition by Experts from Dole Food Company, Experts from The Mayo Clinic, Experts from UCLA Center for H

Canned tuna is sold as white tuna (albacore) and light tuna (bluefin and yellowfin). The bonito is labeled ...

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The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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