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Shark vs. Tuna

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Sharknoun

A scaleless, predatory fish of the superorder Selachimorpha, with a cartilaginous skeleton and 5 to 7 gill slits on each side of its head.

Tunanoun

Any of several species of fish of the genus Thunnus in the family Scombridae.

Sharknoun

Someone who exploits others, for example by trickery, lies, usury, extortion.

Tunanoun

The edible flesh of the tuna.

Sharknoun

A sleazy and amoral lawyer; an ambulance chaser.

Tunanoun

The prickly pear, a type of cactus native to Mexico in the genus Opuntia.

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Sharknoun

(informal) A relentless and resolute person or group, especially in business.

Tunanoun

The fruit of the cactus.

Sharknoun

(informal) A very good poker or pool player. Compare fish (a bad poker player).

Tunanoun

The Opuntia Tuna. See Prickly pear, under Prickly.

Sharknoun

A person who feigns ineptitude to win money from others.

Tunanoun

Any one of several species of large oceanic fishes belonging to the mackerel family Scombridae, especially the bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus, formerly Orcynus thynnus or Albacora thynnus), called also the common tunny or great tunny, a native of the Mediterranean Sea and of temperate parts of the Atlantic Ocean. It sometimes weighs a thousand pounds or more, and is caught commercially in large quantity for use as food; - also called, especially in Britain, tunny. It is also one of the favorite fishes used by the Japanese in preparing sushi. On the American coast, especially in New England, it is sometimes called the horse mackerel. Another well-known species is the yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) of warm seas. the See Illust. of Horse mackerel, under Horse.

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Sharkverb

(rare) To fish for sharks.

Tunanoun

The bonito, 2.

Sharkverb

(obsolete) To steal or obtain through fraud.

Tunanoun

the meat of the tuna, used as food; - also called tuna fish.

Sharkverb

To play the petty thief; to practice fraud or trickery; to swindle.

Tunanoun

tropical American flat-jointed prickly pear; Jamaica

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Sharkverb

To live by shifts and stratagems.

Tunanoun

important warm-water fatty fish of the genus Thunnus of the family Scombridae; usually served as steaks

Sharkverb

(obsolete) To pick or gather indiscriminately or covertly.

Tunanoun

any very large marine food and game fish of the genus Thunnus; related to mackerel; chiefly of warm waters

Sharknoun

Any one of numerous species of elasmobranch fishes of the order Plagiostomi, found in all seas.

Tunanoun

New Zealand eel

Sharknoun

A rapacious, artful person; a sharper.

Tuna

A tuna is a saltwater fish that belongs to the tribe Thunnini, a subgrouping of the Scombridae (mackerel) family. The Thunnini comprise 15 species across five genera, the sizes of which vary greatly, ranging from the bullet tuna (max.

Sharknoun

Trickery; fraud; petty rapine; as, to live upon the shark.

Sharkverb

To pick or gather indiscriminately or covertly.

Sharkverb

To play the petty thief; to practice fraud or trickery; to swindle.

‘Neither sharks for a cup or a reckoning.’;

Sharkverb

To live by shifts and stratagems.

Sharknoun

any of numerous elongate mostly marine carnivorous fishes with heterocercal caudal fins and tough skin covered with small toothlike scales

Sharknoun

a person who is ruthless and greedy and dishonest

Sharknoun

a person who is unusually skilled in certain ways;

‘a card shark’;

Sharkverb

play the shark; act with trickery

Sharkverb

hunt shark

Shark

Sharks are a group of elasmobranch fish characterized by a cartilaginous skeleton, five to seven gill slits on the sides of the head, and pectoral fins that are not fused to the head. Modern sharks are classified within the clade Selachimorpha (or Selachii) and are the sister group to the rays.

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