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salmon
American English: /ˈsæmən/
British English: /ˈsamən/

Translation of salmon in Spanish:

noun plural salmon

  • 1.1 countable or uncountable (Cookery, Zoology)
    (before noun) (river/industry)
    salmon farm salmon fishing
    pesca (feminine) del salmón
    salmon steak
    filete (masculine) de salmon
    Example sentences
    • Grilse salmon and sea trout spawn in Miller Beck along with brown trout, and enter it from the River Leven after swimming in from Morecambe Bay.
    • But environmentalists claim pollution from cod farms could endanger already depleted Atlantic salmon and sea trout populations.
    • Fish passes work like ladders, allowing the migrating sea trout and salmon to leap from one stage to the next over the weirs, which can be as high as five metres.
    Example sentences
    • Other foods such as salmon, sardines, white beans, tofu and collard greens also contain significant amounts of calcium.
    • So I urge you to eat omega - 3-rich foods like salmon and mackerel several times a week.
    • Oily fish such as herring, kippers, mackerel, pilchards, salmon, sardines and trout, contain oils that can lessen the risk of thrombosis.
    1.2 uncountable (color)
    color (masculine) salmón
    (before noun) (silk/walls)
    (de) color salmón
    Example sentences
    • The open-plan living room has been decorated in warm shades of cream, green, beige, turquoise and salmon, with grass-effect rugs.
    • In Florida, a Cuban palette of pastels, flamingo pink, and salmon dominates fashion as well as exterior and interior design.
    • A living room or sitting room with salmon walls will seem cozy without inciting claustrophobia.

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    onces

    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.