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Definition of 'skipjack'

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  1. oceanic schooling tuna of considerable value in Pacific but less in Atlantic; reaches 75 pounds; very similar to if not the same as oceanic bonito
       Synonyms: skipjack tuna Euthynnus pelamis
  2. medium-sized tuna-like food fish of warm Atlantic and Pacific waters; less valued than tuna
       Synonyms: Atlantic bonito Sarda sarda
  3. able to right itself when on its back by flipping into the air with a clicking sound
       Synonyms: click beetle snapping beetle

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