cohoe-salmon

coho salmon

noun
a small salmon, Oncorhynchus kisutch, of the North Pacific coasts and also in the Great Lakes, where it was introduced: important as a game and food fish.
Also, cohoe salmon.
Also called blue jack, coho, cohoe, silver salmon.


Origin:
1865–70; earlier cohose (construed as plural) < Halkomelem (mainland dial.) wə́xwəθ

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coho salmon

noun
1. fatty pinkish flesh of small salmon caught in the Pacific and Great Lakes [syn: silver salmon
2. small salmon of northern Pacific coasts and the Great Lakes [syn: coho
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