chinook

Primary Meanings of chinook

1.
n
large Pacific salmon valued as food; adults die after spawning
2.
n
a warm dry wind blowing down the eastern slopes of the Rockies
Full Definitions of chinook
1

n large Pacific salmon valued as food; adults die after spawning

Synonyms:
Oncorhynchus tshawytscha, chinook salmon, king salmon, quinnat salmon
Type of:
salmon
any of various large food and game fishes of northern waters; usually migrate from salt to fresh water to spawn

n pink or white flesh of large Pacific salmon

Synonyms:
chinook salmon, king salmon
Type of:
salmon
flesh of any of various marine or freshwater fish of the family Salmonidae
2

n a warm dry wind blowing down the eastern slopes of the Rockies

Synonyms:
chinook wind, snow eater
Type of:
air current, current of air, wind
air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure

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