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Salmonoid



adjective
1.
resembling a salmon.
2.
belonging or pertaining to the suborder Salmonoidea, to which the salmon family belongs.
noun
3.
a salmonoid fish.
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Salmonoidea, a suborder of soft-finned teleost fishes having a fatty fin between the dorsal and tail fins: includes the salmon, whitefish, grayling, smelt, and char
2.
of, relating to, or resembling a salmon
noun
3.
any fish belonging to the suborder Salmonoidea, esp any of the family Salmonidae (salmon, trout, char)

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