Definitions for salmonidˈsæl mə nɪd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sal•mo•nidˈsæl mə nɪd(adj.)

  1. belonging or pertaining to the family Salmonidae, including the salmons, trouts, chars, and whitefishes.

    Category: Ichthyology

  2. (n.)a salmonid fish.

    Category: Ichthyology

Origin of salmonid:

1865–70; < NL Salmonidae.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. salmonid(noun)

    soft-finned fishes of cold and temperate waters

Wiktionary

  1. salmonid(Noun)

    A fish of the Salmonidae family.

  2. salmonid(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to fish of the salmon family (Salmonidae), including salmon, trout, chars, freshwater whitefishes and graylings.

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