chinook salmon

Chi·nook salm·on
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [shi-noo k, -nook, chi- sam-uh n]
    • /ʃɪˈnʊk, -ˈnuk, tʃɪ- ˈsæm ən/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [shi-noo k, -nook, chi- sam-uh n]
    • /ʃɪˈnʊk, -ˈnuk, tʃɪ- ˈsæm ən/

Definitions of chinook salmon words

  • noun chinook salmon a Pacific salmon, Oncorhynchus tschawytscha, valued as a food fish 3
  • noun chinook salmon the largest species (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) of Pacific salmon: it is an endangered species 3
  • noun chinook salmon a large salmon, Oncorhynchus tshawytscha, found in the northern Pacific Ocean. 1
  • noun chinook salmon Oncorhynchus tshawytscha, the largest species in the Pacific salmon group. 0

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Origin of chinook salmon

First appearance:

before 1850
One of the 32% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1850-55

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chinook salmon popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 5% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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