Bonito vs Wahoo - What's the difference?

bonito | wahoo | coordinate terms |

Bonito is a coordinate term of wahoo.


As a noun bonito

is any of various marine fish of the genus , that are related to and resemble the tuna.

As a proper noun wahoo is

a ghost town in california.

bonito

English

(wikipedia bonito)

Noun

  • Any of various marine fish of the genus , that are related to and resemble the tuna.
  • A large tropical fish, the skipjack tuna, allied to the tunny, Katsuwonus pelamis .
  • The medregal (), an edible fish of the southern of the United States and the West Indies.
  • The cobia or crab eater (Rachycentron canadum ), an edible fish of warm waters globally.
  • (Webster 1913)

    See also

    * skipjack * tunny ----

    wahoo

    English

    Etymology 1

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • , a tropical and subtropical game fish.
  • Hypernyms
    * Scombridae
    Coordinate terms
    * mackerel * tuna * bonito
    See also
    * (wikipedia "wahoo") * (Acanthocybium solandri) * (Acantocybium solandri)

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) *uhawhu .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (Southern US) The .
  • Etymology 3

    From a (etyl) word, the first element of which is cognate to (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • , a burning bush.