nounpl. -·cores· or -·core·
a tuna (Thunnus alalunga) with unusually long pectoral fins, important as a game and food fish in all warm seas; loosely, other similar scombroid fishes
Origin of albacorePortuguese albacora from Arabic al, the + bak?ra, plural of buko, young camel
nounpl. albacore, or al·ba·cores
A large tuna (Thunnus alalunga) of tropical to temperate seas that is commercially important as a source of canned fish.
Origin of albacorePortuguese albacor from Arabic al-bakūra al- the bakūra albacore bkr