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Definition 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 - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for skipjack in the sense of this definition

(skipjack is a kind of ...) important marine food and game fishes found in all tropical and temperate seas; some are at least partially endothermic and can thrive in colder waters

(... is a member of skipjack) a genus of Scombridae

Definition 2: medium-sized tuna-like food fish of warm Atlantic and Pacific waters; less valued than tuna - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for skipjack in the sense of this definition

(skipjack is a kind of ...) any of various scombroid fishes intermediate in size and characteristics between mackerels and tunas

(... is a member of skipjack) bonitos

Definition 3: able to right itself when on its back by flipping into the air with a clicking sound - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for skipjack in the sense of this definition

(skipjack is a kind of ...) any of various widely distributed beetles

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