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 (săm′ə-nĭd, săl′mə-)
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.]

salm′o·nid adj.
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(Zoology) any fish of the family Salmonidiae
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(ˈsæl mə nɪd)

1. belonging or pertaining to the family Salmonidae, including the salmons, trouts, chars, and whitefishes.
2. a salmonid fish.
[1865–70; < New Latin Salmonidae.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.salmonid - soft-finned fishes of cold and temperate waters
malacopterygian, soft-finned fish - any fish of the superorder Malacopterygii
family Salmonidae, Salmonidae - salmon and trout
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
charr, char - any of several small trout-like fish of the genus Salvelinus
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