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
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McCarthy asked, happily holding the salmonid with an Original Fish Grip tool made by his Jackson, Miss.-based employer.
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Origin and Etymology of salmonid
New Latin Salmonidae, from Salmon-, Salmo, genus name, from Latin salmo salmon
First Known Use: 1868
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