Definition of taimen in English:

taimen

Line breaks: tai¦men
Pronunciation: /ˈtʌɪmən
 
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noun (plural same)

  • A food fish that is closely related to the huchen, widespread in Siberia and eastern Asia.
    • Hucho taimen, family Salmonidae
    More 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.

Origin

from Russian.

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