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Definition of "sockeye" [sockeye]

  • A small salmon with red flesh, Onchorynchus nerka, found in the coastal waters of the northern Pacific. (noun)
  • The edible flesh of this fish. (noun)

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Use "sockeye" in a sentence
  • "The salmon comes into the rivers there, crowds into the rivers; locally they call it sockeye, that is one of the species that is sought for most in the rivers."
  • "With a deep, natural color, sockeye is lower in fat but still high overall, allowing the flavor to better come through."
  • "Open 2 6-7 oz or one 14-15 oz can of salmon (sockeye is best, but pink will work fine."