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salmon

noun [C or U] uk   us   /ˈsæm.ən/ (plural salmon)
B1 a medium-sized silver-coloured fish that lives in the sea and swims up rivers to produce its eggs. Its pink flesh is eaten as a food: fresh/smoked/tinned salmon salmon mousse/fishcakes salmon fishing
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in Arabic سَلَمون…
in Korean 연어…
in Malaysian ikan salmon…
in French saumon…
in Turkish somon balığı…
in Italian salmone…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鮭魚…
in Russian лосось, лососина…
in Polish łosoś…
in Vietnamese cá hồi…
in Spanish salmón…
in Portuguese salmão…
in Thai ปลาแซลมอน…
in German der Lachs…
in Catalan salmó…
in Japanese (魚の)サケ, しゃけ…
in Indonesian ikan salem…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鲑鱼,大麻哈鱼…
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