Pronunciation: (al'bu-kôr", -kōr"), [key]
—pl. (esp. collectively) -core, (esp. referring to kinds or species) -cores.
1. a long-finned tuna, Thunnus alalunga, of warm or temperate seas, the flesh of which is valued for canning.
2. any of various tunalike fishes.
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