Chinook


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Chinooktshə-NOOKPart of speech: nounOrigin: Salish, Unknown
1A warm dry wind which blows down the east side of the Rocky Mountains at the end of winter.2A large North Pacific salmon that is an important commercial food fish.
 
Examples of Chinook in a sentence “Alan paused his hike to appreciate the warm chinook flowing down towards him.” “Chinook salmon spend most of their adult lives in the ocean, but return to rivers and streams to lay their eggs.”