quinnat salmon

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quin·nat salmon

[Chinook ikwanat.]
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quinnat salmon

(ˈkwɪnæt) or


(Animals) another name for Chinook salmon
[C19: from Salish t'kwinnat]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quinnat salmon - large Pacific salmon valued as foodquinnat salmon - large Pacific salmon valued as food; adults die after spawning
salmon - any of various large food and game fishes of northern waters; usually migrate from salt to fresh water to spawn
genus Oncorhynchus, Oncorhynchus - Pacific salmon including sockeye salmon; chinook salmon; chum salmon; coho salmon
chinook salmon, king salmon, chinook - pink or white flesh of large Pacific salmon
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References in periodicals archive ?
Natural history of the quinnat salmon. A report on investigations in the Sacramento River, 1896-1901.
tshawytscha Chinook, king, chub, black, blackmouth, tyee, spring, springer, winter, ivory, Columbia River, hook bill, or quinnat salmon O.
Report on the examination of the scales of quinnat salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha (Walbaum)) for the determination of age and growth rate.