Salmon-killer

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Salmon-killer a sort of stickleback
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. saulmon—L. salmo, from salīre, to leap.

Usage

In literature:

The fifteen painted salmon flies will be found excellent killers in this noble river, and the six large spring flies.
"Blacker's Art of Fly Making, &c." by William Blacker
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In news:

Killer Whale Eats King Salmon Fisherman's Catch.
Montanaoutdoor.comCould you imagine reeling in a huge King Salmon with a pod of Killer Whale s chasing after it like it is a huge Rapala.
"Saving Snake River salmon will save Puget Sound killer whales".
BAINBRIDGE ISLAND — Puget Sound 's killer whales have begun venturing south into Central Puget Sound as they do each fall during their annual hunt for chum salmon.
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