bonito

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Etymology[edit]

Spanish, from Arabic بينيت (bainīt).

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bonito (plural bonito or bonitos or bonitoes)

  1. Any of various marine fish of the genus Sarda, that are related to and resemble the tuna.
  2. A large tropical fish, the skipjack tuna, allied to the tunny, Katsuwonus pelamis.
  3. The medregal (Seriola fasciata), an edible fish of the southern of the United States and the West Indies.
  4. The cobia or crab eater (Rachycentron canadum), an edible fish of warm waters globally.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Spanish bonito (pretty, lovely), a diminutive of bueno (good), from Latin bonus (good).

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bonito m (feminine bonita, plural bonitos, feminine plural bonitas; comparable)

  1. pretty, lovely.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Spanish bonito, from Arabic بينيت (bainīt).

Noun[edit]

bonito m (plural bonitos)

  1. Various species of fish related to or sharing resemblance with the tuna, such as the albacore and the frigate tuna.

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Etymology 1[edit]

Diminutive of bueno, without diphthong when "o" is not stressed; see -ito

Adjective[edit]

bonito m (feminine bonita, masculine plural bonitos, feminine plural bonitas)

  1. pretty, lovely
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic بينيت (bainīt).

Noun[edit]

bonito m (plural bonitos)

  1. (fish) tuna; bonito
  2. (fish) skipjack