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coho

or cohoe

[koh-hoh] /ˈkoʊ hoʊ/
noun, plural cohos (especially collectively) coho.
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  • But the number one grades, sockeye and blueback and coho, are short.

    Poor Man's Rock Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • coho (Koho) closing upon them, obliged the officer to strike him with his piece, which made him retire.

  • Not half a mile from the inlet the coho gathers itself together for its last wild rush to salt water.

    Bunch Grass Horace Annesley Vachell
  • Stray squadrons of coho might pass Squitty, but they did not linger in thousands as the blueback did.

    Poor Man's Rock Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • And the coho did not school along island shores, feeding upon tiny herring.

    Poor Man's Rock Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • He had made tremendous inroads on Folly Bay's take of coho and humpback.

    Poor Man's Rock Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • coho closing upon them, obliged the officer to strike him with his piece, which made him retire.

  • Some magnificent timber had been found a couple of miles inland, situated not too far from the coho.

    Bunch Grass Horace Annesley Vachell
  • September ushered in the annual coho run on its way to the spawning grounds.

    Poor Man's Rock Bertrand W. Sinclair
British Dictionary definitions for coho

coho

/ˈkəʊhəʊ/
noun (pl) -ho, -hos
1.
a Pacific salmon, Oncorhynchus kisutch Also called silver salmon
Word Origin
origin unknown; probably from an American Indian language
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