Salmon vs Par - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between salmon and par

is that salmon is one of several species of fish of the salmonidae family while par is equal value; equality of nominal and actual value; the value expressed on the face or in the words of a certificate of value, as a bond or other commercial paper.

As a adjective salmon

is having a yellowish pink colour.

As a preposition par is

by; with.

As a verb par is

(golf) to reach the hole in the allotted number of strokes.

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salmon

English

(wikipedia salmon)

Noun

(en-noun)
  • One of several species of fish, typically of the Salmoninae subfamily.
  • A yellowish pink colour, the colour of cooked salmon.
  • (Cockney rhyming slang) snout (tobacco; from salmon and trout )
  • * 1992 , The Shamen (band), (Ebeneezer Goode) (song)
  • Got any salmon ?

    Synonyms

    * (fish) lax * (smoked salmon) lox * (colour) salmon pink

    Derived terms

    * Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar ) * (Salmo salar ) * beaked salmon () * (Salmo salar ) * (Oncorhynchus nerka ) * ) * (Salmo salar ) * ) * chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha ) * chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta ) * coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch ) * Danube salmon (Hucho hucho ) * ) * dog salmon (Oncorhynchus keta ) * (Salmo salar ) * ) * humpback salmon () * (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha ) * (Oncorhynchus nerka ) * land-locked salmon (Salmo salar ) * Nova Scotia salmon * (Salmo salar ) * (Oncorhynchus spp.) * ) * (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha ) * (Oncorhynchus nerka ) * rock salmon * salmon and trout * (Cacatua moluccensis ) * salmon day * (Eucalyptus spp.) * salmon ladder * salmon leap * salmon peel * ) * ) * salmon trout (Salmo gairdneri ) * ) * salmonberry () * salmonid * (Salmo salar ) * silver salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch'', ''Salmo salar ) * smoked salmon * (Oncorhynchus nerka ) * spring salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha ) * (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha )

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Having a yellowish pink colour.
  • * 1977 , , The Honourable Schoolboy , Folio Society 2010, p. 155:
  • Smiley and Guillam perched disconsolately beneath it, on a bench of salmon velvet.

    See also

    * * alevin * anadromous * arctic char * blackfish * coarse fish * gravlax * grilse * kelt * kipper * lox * parr * redfish * smolt * sockeye * trout * yolk fry

    par

    English

    Etymology 1

    Abbreviation.

    Abbreviation

    (Abbreviation) (head)
  • paragraph
  • parallel
  • parenthesis
  • parish
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) .

    Preposition

    (English prepositions)
  • By; with.
  • Usage notes
    * Used frequently in Middle English in phrases taken from French, being sometimes written as a part of the word which it governs; as, par amour, or paramour; par cas, or parcase; par fay, or parfay.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Equal value; equality of nominal and actual value; the value expressed on the face or in the words of a certificate of value, as a bond or other commercial paper.
  • Equality of condition or circumstances.
  • (golf, mostly uncountable) The allotted number of strokes to reach the hole.
  • He needs to make this shot for par .
  • (golf, countable) A hole in which a player achieves par
  • * {{quote-news, 2009, January 18, , Paul Casey storms to four-stroke lead in Abu Dhabi, Herald Sun citation
  • , passage=Kaymer started with six straight pars before making a birdie on the seventh and an eagle on the eighth. }}
    Derived terms
    * below par * on par, on a par * par for the course * under par * up to par

    Verb

    (parr)
  • (golf) To reach the hole in the allotted number of strokes.
  • He will need to par every hole in order to win this game.

    Etymology 3

    Compare (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Young salmon. (also spelled parr)
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