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- like a salmon
- of the suborder (Salmonoidei, order Salmoniformes) of bony fishes that includes the salmons, trouts, and most smelts
a salmonoid fish
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Of, belonging to, or characteristic of the suborder Salmonoidea.
- salmˈo·noidˌ noun