Definition of tuna


  • tropical American prickly pear of Jamaica. Synonyms: Opuntia tuna.
  • important warm-water fatty fish of the genus Thunnus of the family Scombridae; usually served as steaks. Synonyms: tuna fish, tunny.
  • any very large marine food and game fish of the genus Thunnus; related to mackerel; chiefly of warm waters. Synonyms: tunny.
  • New Zealand eel. Synonyms: Anguilla sucklandii.

Related words

albacore, bluefin, bonito, yellowfin.

Words nearby tuna

buna, luna, trna, tuba, tufa, tun, tune, tung, tunga.

Rhymes with tuna

altoona, fortuna, laguna, luna, vicuna.

Start with tuna

tunabilities, tunas, tunableness, tunably, tunablenesses, tunable, tunability.

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • tuna is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 4 points
  • tuna is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 4 points
  • tuna is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 6 points
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