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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A very large, commercially valuable salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) of northern Pacific waters, characterized by irregular black spots on its back. Also called king salmon, quinnat salmon.

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