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English adjective: salmon

1. salmon of orange tinged with pink


Synonymspink-orange, pinkish-orange


Similarchromatic


Antonymsachromatic, neutral


English noun: salmon

1. salmon (animal) any of various large food and game fishes of northern waters; usually migrate from salt to fresh water to spawn


Broader (hypernym)food fish, salmonid


Narrower (hyponym)Atlantic salmon, blackfish, blue jack, blueback salmon, chinook, chinook salmon, chum, chum salmon, coho, coho salmon, cohoe, king salmon, Oncorhynchus keta, Oncorhynchus kisutch, Oncorhynchus nerka, Oncorhynchus tshawytscha, quinnat salmon, red salmon, redfish, Salmo salar, silver salmon, sockeye, sockeye salmon


Part holonymsalmon


Member meronymfamily Salmonidae, Salmonidae

2. Salmon (object) a tributary of the Snake River in Idaho


SynonymsSalmon River


Instance hypernymriver


Part meronymGem State, ID, Idaho

3. salmon (food) flesh of any of various marine or freshwater fish of the family Salmonidae


Broader (hypernym)fish


Narrower (hyponym)Atlantic salmon, chinook, chinook salmon, coho, coho salmon, cohoe, king salmon, kippered salmon, red salmon, silver salmon, smoked salmon, sockeye, sockeye salmon


Part meronymsalmon

4. salmon (attribute) a pale pinkish orange color


Broader (hypernym)chromatic color, chromatic colour, spectral color, spectral colour









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