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Definition of salmon noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[countable, uncountable] (pl. salmon)
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a large fish with silver skin and pink flesh that is used for food. Salmon live in the ocean but swim up rivers to lay their eggs. a whole salmon smoked salmon wild and farmed salmon The wild salmon population is in danger of being overwhelmed by the farmed variety.
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