• WordNet 3.6
    • n Salmo type genus of the Salmonidae: salmon and trout
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n salmo The leading genus of Salmonidæ. It was formerly more than coextensive with the family as now understood, but is usually restricted to forms having the anal fin short, of only nine to eleven developed rays; the vomer flat, its surface plane and toothed; and the body spotted with black (not with red or silvery gray). In this sense the genus Salmo is exclusive of the chars (Salvelinus) and of the Pacific salmon (Oncorhynchus.) But even thus restricted it contains two sets of species: True salmon, marine and anadromous, as S. salar, with the vomerine teeth little developed, no hyoid teeth, scales large, caudal fin well forked (truncate in old individuals), and sexual distinctions strong, the breeding males having the lower jaw hooked upward. Such salmon are sometimes landlocked, as the variety found in Sebago Lake, in Maine. See cut under parr.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Salmo the leading genus of Salmonidæ
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. saulmon—L. salmo, from salīre, to leap.


In literature:

Good eating in the summer time, but far inferior to the SALMO SALAR.
"Journals Of Expeditions Of Discovery Into Central Australia And Overland" by Edward John Eyre
A fresh-water fish of the Salmo tribe.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
Popularly it is known as the golden trout; its scientific name is Salmo Rooseveltii.
"The Book of the National Parks" by Robert Sterling Yard
With some account of the Habits of Fishes belonging to the genus Salmo.
"A Catalogue of Books in English Later than 1700 (Vol 1 of 3)" by Various
In other words the =Salmo gairdneri= of the laws of California is a young blue-back salmon and not a sea-run trout of any kind.
"Game Birds and Game Fishes of the Pacific Coast" by Harry Thom Payne

In news:

Of course you do, and Joe Cortez, Jason Salmo, Alex Ragonton, Glen Cabrera, Creighton Rodrigues and Denver Cortez can help.
A new label approval for an oral or intranasal vaccine, Salmo Shield Live, has cut the time that pork producers can immunize pigs for salmonella from 3 weeks of age.
Salmo Salar on Matane river, what a feeling.
According to the Annapurna Post in Nepal, Mohamed Salmo Miya, 55, was bitten by a snake while working in a rice paddy.
Mohamed Salmo Miya chased the snake, which bit him in his rice paddy caught it and bit it until it died.