[ sok-ahy ]
/ ˈsɒkˌaɪ /
an important food fish, Oncorhynchus nerka, inhabiting the North Pacific.
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Origin of sockeye salmon
1865–70; sockeye, alteration (by folk etymology) of Halkomelem (Mainland dial.) sθə́qəỷ
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