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1. salmon

noun. ['ˈsæmən'] any of various large food and game fishes of northern waters; usually migrate from salt to fresh water to spawn.

Synonyms

  • quinnat salmon
  • chum salmon
  • food fish
  • blue jack
  • coho
  • Atlantic salmon
  • cohoe
  • Oncorhynchus tshawytscha
  • coho salmon
  • chinook
  • blueback salmon
  • red salmon
  • sockeye
  • Oncorhynchus nerka
  • Salmonidae
  • chum
  • Salmo salar
  • sockeye salmon
  • Oncorhynchus keta
  • salmonid
  • family Salmonidae
  • redfish
  • silver salmon
  • blackfish
  • king salmon
  • chinook salmon

Antonyms

  • blue-gray
  • iron-gray
  • ebon
  • ink-black

Etymology

  • samon (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • saumon (Anglo-Norman)

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Words that Rhyme with Salmon

  • reexamine
  • alabaman
  • vercammen
  • mccammon
  • stammen
  • scammon
  • tammen
  • sammon
  • salman
  • mammen
  • lammon
  • kamman
  • hamon
  • hammon
  • hammen
  • hammann
  • hamman
  • gammon
  • famine
  • dammen
  • dammann
  • damman
  • cammon
  • ammon
  • ammann
  • amman
  • amann

Example sentences of the word salmon


1. Noun, singular or mass
One serving of salmon or trout can provide more than your daily requirements.

Quotes containing the word salmon


1. I love a massage. I'd go every day if I could. I don't need to be wrapped in herbs like a salmon fillet, but I do love a massage.
- Jason Bateman

2. Well, I think breathing life into the Endangered Species Act, taking those wolves back into Yellowstone, restoring the salmon in the rivers of the Pacific Northwest.
- Bruce Babbitt

3. There is nothing particularly wrong with salmon, of course, but like caramel candy, strawberry yogurt, or liquid carpet cleaner, if you eat too much of it you are not going to enjoy your meal.
- Lemony Snicket

2. salmon

noun. ['ˈsæmən'] a pale pinkish orange color.

Synonyms

  • spectral color
  • spectral colour
  • chromatic colour

Antonyms

  • bluish-gray
  • sooty-black
  • brown-gray
  • grayish-white

Etymology

  • samon (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • saumon (Anglo-Norman)

3. salmon

noun. ['ˈsæmən'] flesh of any of various marine or freshwater fish of the family Salmonidae.

Synonyms

  • smoked salmon
  • red salmon
  • fish
  • sockeye salmon
  • sockeye
  • silver salmon
  • kippered salmon
  • coho salmon
  • coho
  • Atlantic salmon
  • chinook salmon
  • cohoe
  • chinook

Antonyms

  • slate-black
  • jet
  • yellow-white
  • brown-grey

Etymology

  • samon (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • saumon (Anglo-Norman)

4. salmon

adjective. ['ˈsæmən'] of orange tinged with pink.

Synonyms

  • pinkish-orange
  • chromatic

Antonyms

  • spiny-finned fish
  • colorlessness
  • uncolored

Etymology

  • samon (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • saumon (Anglo-Norman)

5. Salmon

noun. a tributary of the Snake River in Idaho.

Synonyms

  • Gem State
  • ID
  • Salmon River
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