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Related topics: Fish, Food
tunatu‧na /ˈtjuːnə $ ˈtuːnə/ ●○○ noun (plural tuna)  1 [countable]HBF a large sea fish caught for food2 [uncountable]DF (also tuna fish) the flesh of this fish, usually sold cooked in tins
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tunaWe put a buoy on her; a tuna buoy, a twelve-footer.Add tuna patties and cook, turning once, about 6 minutes per side or until lightly browned.These importers have have agreed to finance and police an inspectorate to ensure that they are not unwittingly buying drift-net tuna.With some tuna mousse, if you're really feeling peckish.A mild whitefish fillet can be substituted for the tuna pictured here.Press the tuna firmly round the base and up the sides.The tuna tartare with chopped avocado, the clam chowder with smoked bacon and the giant Louisiana prawns were all a hit.Try tuna, sardines or anchovies, or chopped spinach with plenty of garlic and black pepper.
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