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salmon


  8  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Salmon  \Salm"on\  (s[a^]m"[u^]n),  n.;  pl  {Salmons}  (-[u^]nz)  or 
  (collectively)  {Salmon}.  [OE.  saumoun  salmon,  F.  saumon,  fr 
  L.  salmo,  salmonis,  perhaps  from  salire  to  leap.  Cf  {Sally}, 
  v.] 
  1.  (Zo["o]l.)  Any  one  of  several  species  of  fishes  of  the 
  genus  {Salmo}  and  allied  genera.  The  common  salmon  ({Salmo 
  salar})  of  Northern  Europe  and  Eastern  North  America,  and 
  the  California  salmon,  or  quinnat,  are  the  most  important 
  species.  They  are  extensively  preserved  for  food.  See 
  {Quinnat}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Salmon  \Salm"on\,  a. 
  Of  a  reddish  yellow  or  orange  color,  like  that  of  the  flesh 
  of  the  salmon. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ceratodus  \Ce*rat"o*dus\,  n.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ke`ras,  ke`ratos  horn 
  +  ?  tooth.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  genus  of  ganoid  fishes,  of  the  order  Dipnoi,  first  known  as 
  Mesozoic  fossil  fishes;  but  recently  two  living  species  have 
  been  discovered  in  Australian  rivers.  They  have  lungs  so  well 
  developed  that  they  can  leave  the  water  and  breathe  in  air. 
  In  Australia  they  are  called  {salmon}  and  {baramunda}.  See 
  {Dipnoi},  and  {Archipterygium}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  salmon 
  n  1:  any  of  various  large  food  and  game  fishes  of  northern 
  waters;  usually  migrate  from  salt  to  fresh  water  to 
  spawn 
  2:  a  tributary  of  the  Snake  River  [syn:  {Salmon},  {Salmon  River}] 
  3:  flesh  of  any  of  various  marine  or  freshwater  fish  of  the 
  family  Salmonidae 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Salmon,  ID  (city,  FIPS  71650) 
  Location:  45.17786  N,  113.89852  W 
  Population  (1990):  2941  (1469  housing  units) 
  Area:  4.4  sq  km  (land),  0.1  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  83467 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Salmon 
  garment,  the  son  of  Nashon  (Ruth  4:20;  Matt.  1:4,  5),  possibly 
  the  same  as  Salma  in  1  Chr.  2:51. 
 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Salmon 
  shady;  or  Zalmon  (q.v.),  a  hill  covered  with  dark  forests,  south 
  of  Shechem,  from  which  Abimelech  and  his  men  gathered  wood  to 
  burn  that  city  (Judg.  9:48).  In  Ps  68:14  the  change  from  war  to 
  peace  is  likened  to  snow  on  the  dark  mountain,  as  some  interpret 
  the  expression.  Others  suppose  the  words  here  mean  that  the 
  bones  of  the  slain  left  unburied  covered  the  land,  so  that  it 
  seemed  to  be  white  as  if  covered  with  snow.  The  reference, 
  however,  of  the  psalm  is  probably  to  Josh.  11  and  12.  The 
  scattering  of  the  kings  and  their  followers  is  fitly  likened 
  unto  the  snow-flakes  rapidly  falling  on  the  dark  Salmon.  It  is 
  the  modern  Jebel  Suleiman 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Salmon,  peaceable;  perfect;  he  that  rewards 
 




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