salmonid

noun sal·mo·nid \ ˈsa-mə-nid , ˈsal- \
Updated on: 1 Apr 2018

Definition of salmonid

: any of a family (Salmonidae) of elongate bony fishes (such as a salmon or trout) that have the last three vertebrae upturned

salmonid

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of salmonid

New Latin Salmonidae, from Salmon-, Salmo, genus name, from Latin salmo salmon


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