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SALMON, n. sam'mon. L. salmo.

A fish of the genus Salmo, found in all the northern climates of America, Europe and Asia, ascending the rivers for spawning in spring, and penetrating to their head streams. It is a remarkably strong fish, and will even leap over considerable falls which lie in the way of its progress. It has been known to grow to the weight of 75 pounds more generally it is from 15 to 25 pounds. It furnishes a delicious dish for the table, and is an article of commerce.


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Entry for 'Salmon'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/kjd/s/salmon.html.

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