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quinnat salmon

[kwin-at] /ˈkwɪn æt/
noun
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; quinnat < Lower Chinook i-kwanat
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British Dictionary definitions for quinnat-salmon

quinnat salmon

/ˈkwɪnæt/
noun
1.
another name for Chinook salmon
Word Origin
C19: from Salish t'kwinnat
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