king salmon

king salmon
noun
1. pink or white flesh of large Pacific salmon
Syn: ↑chinook salmon, ↑chinook
Hypernyms: ↑salmon
2. large Pacific salmon valued as food; adults die after spawning
Hypernyms: ↑salmon
Member Holonyms: ↑Oncorhynchus, ↑genus Oncorhynchus
Part Meronyms: ↑chinook salmon, ↑chinook

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noun
: a large usually red-fleshed salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) of the northern Pacific ocean that attains an average weight of about 20 pounds but is reported to sometimes exceed 100 pounds and is of great commercial importance — called also black salmon, Chinook salmon, quinnat salmon

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king salmon noun
The largest Pacific salmon, the quinnat
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