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Pacific salmon

noun

Definition of Pacific salmon

  1. :  any of several anadromous salmonid fishes (genus Oncorhynchus) chiefly of the northern Pacific including the coho, sockeye salmon, chum salmon, chinook salmon, and pink salmon



1888

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1888


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