maguro

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Late 19th century, borrowed from Japanese (まぐろ, maguro, tuna).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈmaɡʊɹəʊ/, /maˈɡuːɹəʊ/, /məˈɡuːɹəʊ/
  • Rhymes: -uːɹəʊ

Noun[edit]

maguro (uncountable)

  1. Tuna meat, eaten raw as sushi or sashimi.

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

maguro

  1. Rōmaji transcription of まぐろ
  2. Rōmaji transcription of マグロ