Definition of taimen in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtʌɪmən/

noun (plural same)

A food fish that is closely related to the huchen, widespread in Siberia and eastern Asia.
  • Hucho taimen, family Salmonidae
Example sentences
  • That makes the taimen the world's largest salmonid (a family that includes salmon and trout).
  • As well as creating economic incentives for protecting the taimen, the team hopes to foster a faith-based conservation ethic by rebuilding the Dayan Derkh Buddhist monastery in Hövsgöl province.
  • All the usual varieties were laid out - zander, whitefish, trout and taimen.


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