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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 previewSix Words You Never Knew Had Something to Do with Pigs (2007)

And Other Fascinating Facts About the English Language by Katherine Barber

ALBACOREAlbacore” is a lovely word. The albacore is a very large type of tuna, and the word comes from two Arabic words: the Arabic definite article al-, plus bukr, which meant “ young ...

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 previewTuna (2001)

Physiology, Ecology, and Evolution by Barbara A. Block, Ernest Donald Stevens

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

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 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 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 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 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 previewDictionary of Food (2009)

International Food and Cooking Terms from A to Z by Charles Sinclair

alalonga Italy Albacore alamang Philippines The tiny shrimp (up to 1 cm) used to make Filipino shrimp paste (bagoong) alanine A nonessential aminoacid alaria A seaweed, Alaria esculenta, found in the North Atlantic; similar ...

Google previewMarine Affairs Dictionary (2004)

Terms, Concepts, Laws, Court Cases, and International Conventions and Agreements by Niels West

PACIFIC COAST ALBACORE TUNA VESSELS AND PORT PRIVILEGES, Treaty between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of Canada on, 1981: A treaty addressing the Pacific Coast Albacore tuna fleet and ...

Google previewLexicon of Environmental Law / Les définitions du droit de l’environnement (2012)

by Cédric Viale

Albacore tuna: Thunnus alalung.” United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. χ Sectors/source categories {of greenhouse gases}. 5 “Albatrosses (22 species) Diomedea exulans Diomedea dabbenena Diomedea antipodensis 4 Cédric ...

Google previewThe Complete Outdoors Encyclopedia (2000)

by Vin T. Sparano

Species Scientific Name Weight Place Date Angler Albacore Thunnus ...

Google previewThe Ultimate Dictionary of Dream Language (2013)

by Ryan, Briceida

Albacore. prosperity. Airedale terrier Make it a point to clarify a specific situation or behavior that someone else finds questionable within three days, or take the necessary steps to avoid all questionable behavior entirely. air force A person of ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1B3A1C3O1R1E1

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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