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salmi
Salmiac
Salmis
Salmo
Salmo Cambricus
Salmo fario
Salmo gairdneri
Salmo mykiss
Salmo oquassa
Salmo or Salvelinus hucho
Salmo purpuratus
Salmo salar
Salmo salar ounaniche
Salmo trutta
Salmon
salmon berry
Salmon killer
Salmon ladder
salmon loaf
salmon oil
Salmon P. Chase
Salmon peel
salmon pink
Salmon pipe
Salmon Portland Chase
Salmon River
Salmon River Mountains
Salmon stair

Salmoirideus definitions

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Rainbow Rain"bow`, n. [AS. regenboga, akin to G. regenbogen. See Rain, and Bow anything bent,] A bow or arch exhibiting, in concentric bands, the several colors of the spectrum, and formed in the part of the hemisphere opposite to the sun by the refraction and reflection of the sun's rays in drops of falling rain. Note: Besides the ordinary bow, called also primary rainbow, which is formed by two refractions and one reflection, there is also another often seen exterior to it, called the secondary rainbow, concentric with the first, and separated from it by a small interval. It is formed by two refractions and two reflections, is much fainter than the primary bow, and has its colors arranged in the reverse order from those of the latter. Lunar rainbow, a fainter arch or rainbow, formed by the moon. Marine rainbow, or Sea bow, a similar bow seen in the spray of waves at sea. Rainbow trout (Zo["o]l.), a bright-colored trout (Salmoirideus), native of the mountains of California, but now extensively introduced into the Eastern States. Japan, and other countries; -- called also brook trout, mountain trout, and golden trout. Rainbow wrasse. (Zo["o]l.) See under Wrasse. Supernumerary rainbow, a smaller bow, usually of red and green colors only, sometimes seen within the primary or without the secondary rainbow, and in contact with them.



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