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Chinook salmon

noun

Definition of CHINOOK SALMON

:  a large commercially important Pacific salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) with red flesh that occurs in the northern Pacific Ocean —called also king salmon

First Known Use of CHINOOK SALMON

1851

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