Albacore (noun)

A species of tuna (Thunnus alalunga) that is found in the temperate and tropical waters of the Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. It is also known as longfin tuna and is a popular game fish. It is also used as a food fish and is canned as a tuna.


Late 18th century: from portuguese albacora, from arabic al-bakrah "the cow".


  1. The sushi chef expertly filleted the albacore.
  2. He caught an albacore while deep sea fishing.
  3. The albacore was the catch of the day.
  4. Albacore is one of the most sought-after tuna species for sport fishing.
  5. The albacore tuna is a delicacy in Japan.
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