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n. pl. salmon or salm·ons
a. Any of various large salmonid food and game fishes of the genera Oncorhynchus and Salmo of northern waters, having pink or red flesh and characteristically swimming from salt to fresh water to spawn.
b. The flesh of a salmon, used as food.
2. A yellowish pink to light or reddish orange.
[Middle English samoun, from Old French saumon, from Latin salmō, salmōn-; see sel- in Indo-European roots.]
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n, pl -ons or -on
1. (Animals) any soft-finned fish of the family Salmonidae, esp Salmo salar of the Atlantic and Oncorhynchus species (sockeye, Chinook, etc) of the Pacific, which are important food fishes. They occur in cold and temperate waters and many species migrate to fresh water to spawn
2. (Animals) Austral any of several unrelated fish, esp the Australian salmon
3. (Colours) short for salmon pink
[C13: from Old French saumon, from Latin salmō; related to Late Latin salar trout]
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n., pl. -ons, (esp. collectively) -on for 1-3, n.
1. a marine and freshwater food fish, Salmo salar, of the family Salmonidae, having pink flesh, inhabiting waters off the North Atlantic coasts of Europe and North America near the mouths of large rivers, which it enters to spawn.
2. any of several salmonoid food fishes of the genus Oncorhynchus, inhabiting the N Pacific.
3. a light yellowish pink.adj.
4. of the color salmon.
[1200–50; Middle English salmoun, samoun < Anglo-French (Old French saumon) < Latin salmōn-, s. of salmō]
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Any of various large food fish of northern waters, having pinkish flesh. Salmon swim from salt to fresh water to spawn, often climbing short waterfalls and swimming against the currents of rapids.
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|Noun||1.||salmon - any of various large food and game fishes of northern waters; usually migrate from salt to fresh water to spawn|
food fish - any fish used for food by human beings
salmonid - soft-finned fishes of cold and temperate waters
blackfish - female salmon that has recently spawned
redfish - male salmon that has recently spawned
Salmo salar, Atlantic salmon - found in northern coastal Atlantic waters or tributaries; adults do not die after spawning
blueback salmon, Oncorhynchus nerka, red salmon, sockeye, sockeye salmon - small salmon with red flesh; found in rivers and tributaries of the northern Pacific and valued as food; adults die after spawning
Oncorhynchus tshawytscha, quinnat salmon, chinook salmon, king salmon, chinook - large Pacific salmon valued as food; adults die after spawning
chum salmon, Oncorhynchus keta, chum - a large Pacific salmon with small spots on its back; an important food fish
blue jack, Oncorhynchus kisutch, silver salmon, coho, coho salmon, cohoe - small salmon of northern Pacific coasts and the Great Lakes
salmon - flesh of any of various marine or freshwater fish of the family Salmonidae
|2.||Salmon - a tributary of the Snake River in Idaho|
|3.||salmon - flesh of any of various marine or freshwater fish of the family Salmonidae|
salmon - any of various large food and game fishes of northern waters; usually migrate from salt to fresh water to spawn
fish - the flesh of fish used as food; "in Japan most fish is eaten raw"; "after the scare about foot-and-mouth disease a lot of people started eating fish instead of meat"; "they have a chef who specializes in fish"
Atlantic salmon - fatty pink flesh of fish from northern coastal Atlantic; usually marketed fresh
coho, coho salmon, cohoe, silver salmon - fatty pinkish flesh of small salmon caught in the Pacific and Great Lakes
smoked salmon - salmon cured by smoking
kippered salmon - salted and smoked salmon
|4.||salmon - a pale pinkish orange color|
|Adj.||1.||salmon - of orange tinged with pink|
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
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som/somon balığısomonsomon balığı
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salmon[ˈsæmən] [salmon] (pl) n → saumon m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
adj (colour) → lachs(farben)
n → Lachssprung m; (man-made) → Lachsleiter or -treppe f
n → Lachsrosa nt
adj → lachsrosa
n Fluss in dem Lachse vorkommen
n → Lachsforelle f
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Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
salmon(ˈsӕmən) – plural ˈsalmon – noun
a type of large fish with orange-pink flesh. salm سَمَك سُلَيْمان сьомга salmão losos der Lachs laks σολομόςsalmón lõhe ماهي آزاد lohi saumonסלמון सामन, मृदुपक्षा losos lazac ikan salem lax salmone 鮭 연어 lašiša lasis ikan salmon zalmlaksłosoś يو ډول ور غوښى كب: سور بخن نارنجى رنګ salmão somon лосось losos losos losos lax ปลาแซลมอน som/somon balığı 鮭魚 лосось, сьомга جنس سالمو کے خاندان کی نقل مکانی کرنے والی سمندری مچھلی cá hồi 大马哈鱼，鲑鱼
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
salmon→ سَلْمُون losos laks Lachs σολομός salmón lohi saumon losos salmone サケ 연어 zalm laks łosoś salmão лосось lax ปลาแซลมอน somon balığı cá hồi 大马哈鱼
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