sockeye
noun see sockeye salmon

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  • Sockeye — Oncorhynchus nerka Oncorhynchus nerka …   Wikipédia en Français

  • sockeye — noun a) a small salmon with red flesh, Onchorynchus nerka, found in the coastal waters of the northern Pacific b) the edible flesh of this fish Syn: blueback salmon, red salmon, sockeye salmon …   Wiktionary

  • sockeye — /ˈsɒkaɪ / (say sokuy) noun (plural sockeye or sockeyes) the red salmon, Oncorhynchus nerka, most highly valued of the Pacific salmons. {alteration, by folk etymology, of Salishan sukkegh} Usage: For variation in the plural inflection, see note at …   Australian English dictionary

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

  • sockeye — noun a commercially valuable salmon of the North Pacific region. [Oncorhynchus nerka.] Origin C19: from Salish sukai, lit. fish of fishes …   English new terms dictionary

  • sockeye — sock·eye …   English syllables

  • sockeye — n. a blue backed salmon of Alaska etc., Oncorhynchus nerka. Etymology: Salish sukai fish of fishes …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sockeye (punk rock band) — Sockeye was a punk rock band from Stow, Ohio. Formed in 1987, their motto from day one was We suck, but you suck worse . The classic lineup was Food Fortunata on vocals, Kicky Game (a.k.a Goddam Godammit) on guitar, Poopy (a.k.a. Facey Hosar) on… …   Wikipedia

  • Sockeye (disambiguation) — Sockeye refers to a species of salmon.Sockeye may also refer to:*Richmond Sockeyes, an ice hockey team from Richmond, British Columbia, Canada *Sockeye (punk rock band) *Sockeye Networks, a former technology company purchased by Internap …   Wikipedia

  • sockeye salmon — [säk′ī΄] n. [altered < Salish suk kegh] a red fleshed salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) of the N Pacific: it is an endangered species …   English World dictionary

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