chum salmon

chum salmon
noun Etymology: 5chum Date: 1907 a salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) of the northern Pacific — called also chum

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  • chum salmon — a Pacific salmon, Oncorhynchus keta, occurring from southern California to Alaska and off the coasts of Japan and Korea, fished commercially and for sport. Also called chum, dog salmon, keta. [1905 10; chum < Chinook Jargon cam mixed colors,… …   Universalium

  • chum salmon — noun a large Pacific salmon with small spots on its back; an important food fish • Syn: ↑chum, ↑Oncorhynchus keta • Hypernyms: ↑salmon • Member Holonyms: ↑Oncorhynchus, ↑genus Oncorhynchus * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • chum salmon — keta statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Oncorhynchus keta angl. chum salmon; dog salmon; keta rus. кета ryšiai: platesnis terminas – rytinės lašišos …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • chum salmon — chum′ salm on n. ich a Pacific salmon, Oncorhynchus keta, with fine speckles above • Etymology: 1905–10; chum < Chinook Jargon cam mixed colors, spotted, striped < Lower Chinook c əm(∙) variegated …   From formal English to slang

  • chum salmon — noun A salmon species, Oncorhynchus keta …   Wiktionary

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  • Chum — may refer to: Chum salmon, a kind of salmon (Oncorhynchus keta), native to the northern Pacific and adjacent waterways Chum is a slang term for a (usually male) friend. Chum (tent), a nomadic tent, of the Yamal Nenets reindeer herders in Western… …   Wikipedia

  • chum — chum1 [chum] n. [late 17th c. slang; prob. altered sp. of cham, clipped form of chamber (fellow), chamber (mate)] Informal 1. Archaic a roommate 2. a close friend vi. chummed, chumming Informal 1. Archaic to share the same room …   English World dictionary

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