white salmon

  1. the yellowtail, Seriola lalandei.

Origin of white salmon

First recorded in 1605–15

Words Nearby white salmon

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How to use white salmon in a sentence

  • We could precure no provisions from those people except four white salmon trout.

    The Journals of Lewis and Clark | Meriwether Lewis and William Clark
  • That's why there are three Japanese to every white salmon fisherman on the British Columbia coast.

    Poor Man's Rock | Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • And he was delighted as he looked at his parcel, in which there was caviare, cheese, and white salmon.

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

  • The name given in Cumberland to the Salmo albus, or white salmon.

    The Sailor's Word-Book | William Henry Smyth