Stuck on a problem? Get great tutoring at an affordable price with Chegg. Click here to join and get your 1st 30 minutes Free!


From Biology-Online Dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search


1. (Science: zoology) a salmon after spawning.

2. A salmon split open, salted, and dried or smoked; so called because salmon after spawning were usually so cured, not being good when fresh. Kipper time, the season in which fishing for salmon is forbidden.

Origin: D. Kippen to hatch, snatch, seize. Cf. Kipe.