Meaning of bonito

bo•ni•to

Pronunciation: (bu-nē'tō), [key]
— pl. -to, -tos.
  1. any mackerellike fish of the genus Sarda, as S. sarda, of the Atlantic Ocean.
  2. any of several related species, as the skipjack, Euthynnus pelamis.
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