red salmon

red salmon
Nerka Ner"ka, n. [Russ. niarka, prob. fr. native name.] (Zo["o]l.) The most important salmon of Alaska ({Oncorhinchus nerka}), ascending in spring most rivers and lakes from Alaska to Oregon, Washington, and Idaho; -- called also {red salmon}, {redfish}, {blueback}, and {sawqui}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • red salmon — n. SOCKEYE SALMON * * * …   Universalium

  • red salmon — n. SOCKEYE SALMON …   English World dictionary

  • red salmon — raudonoji lašiša statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Oncorhynchus nerka angl. bluebacked salmon; red salmon; run sockeye; sockeyed salmon; spring sockeye; summer sockeye rus. красная нерка ryšiai:… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • red salmon — red′ salm′on n. ich sockeye salmon • Etymology: 1855–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • red salmon — salmon fish of the North Pacific area, sockeye …   English contemporary dictionary

  • red salmon — noun 1. fatty red flesh of salmon of Pacific coast and rivers • Syn: ↑sockeye, ↑sockeye salmon • Hypernyms: ↑salmon • Part Holonyms: ↑sockeye, ↑sockeye salmon, ↑bluebac …   Useful english dictionary

  • red salmon — noun Date: 1761 sockeye salmon …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • red salmon. — See sockeye salmon. [1855 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • red salmon — noun the sockeye salmon …   English new terms dictionary

  • red salmon. — See sockeye salmon. [1855 60] …   Useful english dictionary

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