quinnet
Quinnat Quin"nat, n. [From the native name.] (Zo["o]l.) The California salmon ({Oncorhynchus choicha}); -- called also {chouicha}, {king salmon}, {chinnook salmon}, and {Sacramento salmon}. It is of great commercial importance. [Written also {quinnet}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Quinnet — For such a rare surname, its number of spelling forms is quite extraordinary. These include Queenett, Quinet, Quinnet, Quinnette, Quynat, Queynitt, and others. The origin of the name is almost certainly French, from the surname Quinet, itself an… …   Surnames reference

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  • Quinet — For such a rare surname, its number of spelling forms is quite extraordinary. These include Queenett, Quinet, Quinnet, Quinnette, Quynat, Queynitt, and others. The origin of the name is almost certainly French, from the surname Quinet, itself an… …   Surnames reference

  • Quinnette — For such a rare surname, its number of spelling forms is quite extraordinary. These include Queenett, Quinet, Quinnet, Quinnette, Quynat, Queynitt, and others. The origin of the name is almost certainly French, from the surname Quinet, itself an… …   Surnames reference

  • chinnook salmon — Quinnat Quin nat, n. [From the native name.] (Zo[ o]l.) The California salmon ({Oncorhynchus choicha}); called also {chouicha}, {king salmon}, {chinnook salmon}, and {Sacramento salmon}. It is of great commercial importance. [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chouicha — Quinnat Quin nat, n. [From the native name.] (Zo[ o]l.) The California salmon ({Oncorhynchus choicha}); called also {chouicha}, {king salmon}, {chinnook salmon}, and {Sacramento salmon}. It is of great commercial importance. [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • king salmon — Quinnat Quin nat, n. [From the native name.] (Zo[ o]l.) The California salmon ({Oncorhynchus choicha}); called also {chouicha}, {king salmon}, {chinnook salmon}, and {Sacramento salmon}. It is of great commercial importance. [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oncorhynchus choicha — Quinnat Quin nat, n. [From the native name.] (Zo[ o]l.) The California salmon ({Oncorhynchus choicha}); called also {chouicha}, {king salmon}, {chinnook salmon}, and {Sacramento salmon}. It is of great commercial importance. [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Quinnat — Quin nat, n. [From the native name.] (Zo[ o]l.) The California salmon ({Oncorhynchus choicha}); called also {chouicha}, {king salmon}, {chinnook salmon}, and {Sacramento salmon}. It is of great commercial importance. [Written also {quinnet}.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sacramento salmon — Quinnat Quin nat, n. [From the native name.] (Zo[ o]l.) The California salmon ({Oncorhynchus choicha}); called also {chouicha}, {king salmon}, {chinnook salmon}, and {Sacramento salmon}. It is of great commercial importance. [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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