Definition of Salmon. Meaning of Salmon. Synonyms of Salmon

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Definition of Salmon

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Salmon Salm"on (s[a^]m"[u^]n), n.; pl. Salmons (-[u^]nz) or (collectively) Salmon. [OE. saumoun, salmon, F. saumon, fr. L. salmo, salmonis, perhaps from salire to leap. Cf. Sally, v.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of fishes of the genus Salmo and allied genera. The common salmon (Salmo salar) of Northern Europe and Eastern North America, and the California salmon, or quinnat, are the most important species. They are extensively preserved for food. See Quinnat.
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Salmon Salm"on (s[a^]m"[u^]n), n.; pl. Salmons (-[u^]nz) or (collectively) Salmon. [OE. saumoun, salmon, F. saumon, fr. L. salmo, salmonis, perhaps from salire to leap. Cf. Sally, v.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of fishes of the genus Salmo and allied genera. The common salmon (Salmo salar) of Northern Europe and Eastern North America, and the California salmon, or quinnat, are the most important species. They are extensively preserved for food. See Quinnat.
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Salmon Salm"on, a. Of a reddish yellow or orange color, like that of the flesh of the salmon.
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Ceratodus Ce*rat"o*dus, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ke`ras, ke`ratos horn + ? tooth.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of ganoid fishes, of the order Dipnoi, first known as Mesozoic fossil fishes; but recently two living species have been discovered in Australian rivers. They have lungs so well developed that they can leave the water and breathe in air. In Australia they are called salmon and baramunda. See Dipnoi, and Archipterygium.

Meaning of Salmon from wikipedia

- Salmon /ˈsæmən/ is the common name for several species of ray-finned fish in the family Salmonidae. Other fish in the same family include trout, char,...
- vernacular names for the species include king salmon, Quinnat salmon, spring salmon, chrome hog, and Tyee salmon. The scientific species name is based on the...
- The salmon shark (Lamna ditropis) is a species of mackerel shark found in the northern Pacific ocean. As an apex predator, the salmon shark feeds on salmon...
- King Salmon may refer to: Chinook salmon, fish King Salmon: The Big Catch, a 1992 video game for the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive King Salmon, Alaska King...
- Salmon is a range of pinkish-orange to light pink colors, named after the color of salmon flesh. In Australia salmon is mostly orange. The web color salmon...
- producer of farmed and wild salmonfarmed and wild salmon differ only slightly in terms of food quality and safety, with farmed salmon having lower content...
- Sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka), also called red salmon, kokanee salmon, or blueback salmon, is an anadromous species of salmon found in the Northern...
- used for the Atlantic salmon are: bay salmon, black salmon, caplin-scull salmon, fiddler, sebago salmon, silver salmon, outside salmon and winnish. At different...
- Colin Salmon (born 6 December 1962) is a British actor known for playing Charles Robinson in three James Bond films, and James "One" Shade in the Resident...
- coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch; Karuk: achvuun) is a species of anadromous fish in the salmon family, one of the several species of Pacific salmon. Coho...
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