quinnat salmon


quinnat salmon

quinnat salmon [kwin-at] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. chinook salmon.

Origin of quinnat salmon 1820–30; quinnat Lower Chinook i-kwanat Examples from the Web for quinnat salmon Historical Examples of quinnat salmon

  • The quinnat-salmon has been thus transferred from California to Australia.

    A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2)

    David Starr Jordan

  • British Dictionary definitions for quinnat salmon quinnat salmon noun

    1. another name for Chinook salmon

    Word Origin for quinnat salmon C19: from Salish t’kwinnat

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