a large salmon, Oncorhynchus tshawytscha, found in the northern Pacific Ocean.
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Origin of chinook salmon
An Americanism dating back to 1850–55
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British Dictionary definitions for chinook salmon
a Pacific salmon, Oncorhynchus tschawytscha, valued as a food fishAlso called: quinnat salmon, king salmon
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