noun Etymology: New Latin Salmonidae, from Salmon-, Salmo, genus name, from Latin salmo salmon Date: 1868 any of a family (Salmonidae) of elongate bony fishes (as a salmon or trout) that have the last three vertebrae upturned • salmonid adjective

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  • salmonid — SALMONÍD, salmonide, s.n. (La pl.) Familie de peşti răpitori (din care fac parte păstrăvul, lipanul etc.), caracterizaţi printr o a doua înotătoare dorsală, adipoasă (Salmonidae); (şi la sg.) peşte care face parte din această familie. – Din fr.… …   Dicționar Român

  • salmonid — [sal′mə nid] n. any of a family (Salmonidae) of salmonoid fishes, including salmon, trout, and whitefish adj. of or having to do with a salmonid …   English World dictionary

  • salmonid — /sal meuh nid/, adj. 1. belonging or pertaining to the family Salmonidae, including the salmons, trouts, chars, and whitefishes. n. 2. a salmonid fish. [1865 70; < NL Salmonidae name of the family. See SALMON, ID2] * * * …   Universalium

  • salmonid — sal•mo•nid [[t]ˈsæl mə nɪd[/t]] adj. 1) ich belonging or pertaining to the family Salmonidae, including the salmons, trouts, chars, and whitefishes 2) ich a salmonid fish • Etymology: 1865–70; < NL Salmonidae …   From formal English to slang

  • salmonid — 1. adjective Of or pertaining to fish of the salmon family (Salmonidae), including salmon, trout, chars, freshwater whitefishes and graylings. 2. noun A fish of the Salmonidae family …   Wiktionary

  • salmònid — sal|mò|nid Mot Pla Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • salmoníd — s. n., pl. salmoníde …   Romanian orthography

  • salmonid — [ salmənɪd, sal mɒnɪd] noun Zoology a fish of a family (Salmonidae) including salmon, trout, charr, and whitefish. Origin C19: from mod. L. Salmonidae (plural), based on L. salmo, salmon salmon + id2 …   English new terms dictionary

  • salmonid — salmo·nid …   English syllables

  • salmonid — /ˈsælmənɪd/ (say salmuhnid) adjective 1. of, or relating to the Salmonidae, a family of ray finned fish which includes salmon, trout and whitefish. –noun 2. such a fish …   Australian English dictionary

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