Definition of Chinook salmon

1. Noun. Pink or white flesh of large Pacific salmon.

Exact synonyms: Chinook, King Salmon
Group relationships: Chinook, King Salmon, Oncorhynchus Tshawytscha, Quinnat Salmon
Generic synonyms: Salmon



2. Noun. Large Pacific salmon valued as food; adults die after spawning.
Exact synonyms: Chinook, King Salmon, Oncorhynchus Tshawytscha, Quinnat Salmon
Generic synonyms: Salmon
Group relationships: Genus Oncorhynchus, Oncorhynchus
Terms within: Chinook, King Salmon

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chinook Salmon

chinning
chinning bar
chinny
chino
chino cloth
chinoidine
chinois
chinoiserie
chinoiseries
chinoleine
chinoline
chinolines
chinone
chinones
chinook
chinook salmon (current term)
chinook wind
chinooks
chinos
chinquapin
chinquapin oak
chinquapins
chinrest
chinrests
chins
chinse
chinsed
chinses
chinsing
chinstrap

Literary usage of Chinook salmon

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Effects of the Eruptions of Mount St. Helens on Physical, Chemical, and by Douglas B. Lee (1998)
"The high sensitivity of fall chinook salmon smolts in the field appear to be consistent with the smaller size of this species. ..."

2. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"... sluggish stream and has never been frequented by chinook salmon, although considerable numbers of silver and dog salmon enter it late in the fall. ..."

3. Foods and Their Adulteration: Origin, Manufacture, and Composition of Food by Harvey Washington Wiley (1917)
"The trade-name of the canned product is " pink salmon," as its flesh is of a paler color than that of the chinook salmon or red salmon. ..."

4. Reports of the Department of Commerce and Labor 1904-1912: Report of the by Dept. of Commerce and Labor, United States (1905)
"In quality of flesh the chinook salmon is superior to any other. ... The chinook salmon runs in the large rivers, especially those having glacial or ..."

5. Lessons Learned from the California Drought (1987-1992): National Study of by Benedykt Dziegielewski, Hari P. Garbharran, John F. Langowski, Jr. (1997)
"The chinook salmon emerge from eggs in the cold headwaters of a river and then ... This trip upstream by the chinook salmon is referred to as escapement. ..."

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