quinnat

Quinnat

Quin"nat\, n. [From the native name.] (Zo["o]l.) The California salmon (Oncorhynchus choicha); -- called also chouicha, king salmon, chinnook salmon, and Sacramento salmon. It is of great commercial importance. [Written also quinnet.]
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