- resembling a salmon.
- belonging or pertaining to the suborder Salmonoidea, to which the salmon family belongs.
- a salmonoid fish.
Origin of salmonoid
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- of, relating to, or belonging to the Salmonoidea, a suborder of soft-finned teleost fishes having a fatty fin between the dorsal and tail fins: includes the salmon, whitefish, grayling, smelt, and char
- of, relating to, or resembling a salmon
- any fish belonging to the suborder Salmonoidea, esp any of the family Salmonidae (salmon, trout, char)
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