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albacore

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Noun
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al=ba=core

CIDE DICTIONARY

albacoren. 
     A name applied to several large fishes of the Mackerel family (Scombridae), esp. Thunnus alalunga (formerly Orcynus alalonga); it is a type of tuna or tunny. The name has been also applied to a larger related species, Thunnus thynnus (formerly Orcynus thynnus), common in the Mediterranean and Atlantic, which is called in New England the horse mackerel.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

albacore, n.
1 a long-finned tunny, Thunnus alalunga. Also called GERMON.
2 any of various other related fish.

Etymology
Port. albacor, -cora, f. Arab. al the + bakr young camel or bakur premature, precocious

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