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white salmon

the yellowtail, Seriola lalandei.
Origin of white salmon
1605-15 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • We could precure no provisions from those people except four white salmon trout.

    The Journals of Lewis and Clark Meriwether Lewis and William Clark
  • The name given in Cumberland to the Salmo albus, or white salmon.

    The Sailor's Word-Book William Henry Smyth
  • And he was delighted as he looked at his parcel, in which there was caviare, cheese, and white salmon.

  • And the caviare, the cheese, and the white salmon were eaten by the two dark gentlemen and the fat actor.

  • On the other hand, it is conceivable that Virginia boats caught "white salmon" in the Atlantic Ocean.

  • That's why there are three Japanese to every white salmon fisherman on the British Columbia coast.

    Poor Man's Rock Bertrand W. Sinclair

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