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king salmon see "chinook salmon."
King's Birthday in the UK and much of the Commonwealth, a public holiday on the second Saturday in June to officially celebrate the monarch's birthday when the monarch is a king.
kingship the position, power, dominion, or dignity of a king. [3 definitions]
king-size larger than the usual size. [2 definitions]
kingsnake any of several nonvenomous snakes of the New World that have yellow or red markings and feed mainly on rodents.
Kingston the seaport capital of Jamaica.
Kingstown the capital of St. Vincent.
kingwood the hard, fine-textured, purplish brown wood of a Brazilian tree, used in cabinetmaking.
kinin a hormone in the body that lowers blood pressure, causes smooth muscles to contract, increases permeability of blood vessels, and the like.
kink a short, tight curl or twist, as in a wire, hose, or hair. [5 definitions]
kinkajou a nocturnal, tree-dwelling animal of Central and South America that has a long, prehensile tail and brown fur.
kinky having tight twists or curls, as hair. [2 definitions]
kinnikinick a mixture of dried leaves, bark, and sometimes tobacco, formerly smoked by American Indians and pioneers.
kinsfolk variant of kinfolk.
Kinshasa the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo; formerly Leopoldville.
kinship the state or fact of being a relative or relatives, esp. by birth. [2 definitions]
kinsman a male relative, esp. by birth. [2 definitions]
kinswoman a female relative, esp. by birth. [2 definitions]
kiosk an open gazebo, summerhouse, or pavilion. [4 definitions]
Kiowa a member of an American Indian people of the southwestern United States. [2 definitions]
kip1 the untreated hide of a small or young animal. [2 definitions]