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Related to salmonid: Salmonidae
Any of various fishes of the family Salmonidae, which includes the salmon, trout, grayling, and whitefish.
[From New Latin Salmōnidae, family name, from Salmō, type genus, from Latin salmō, salmōn-, salmon; see salmon.]
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(Zoology) any fish of the family Salmonidiae
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sal•mo•nid(ˈsæl mə nɪd)
1. belonging or pertaining to the family Salmonidae, including the salmons, trouts, chars, and whitefishes.n.
2. a salmonid fish.
[1865–70; < New Latin Salmonidae.]
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|Noun||1.||salmonid - soft-finned fishes of cold and temperate waters|
salmon - any of various large food and game fishes of northern waters; usually migrate from salt to fresh water to spawn
trout - any of various game and food fishes of cool fresh waters mostly smaller than typical salmons
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