salmon - definition and synonyms

noun 

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/ˈsæmən/
singularsalmon
pluralsalmon
  1. [countable] a silver fish with pink flesh that lives in the sea but swims up rivers to produce its eggs

    I was very excited when I caught a salmon.

    1. a.
      [uncountable] salmon eaten as food

      smoked salmon

      We had fresh salmon to start the meal.