Namaycush
Namaycush Nam"ay*cush, n. [Indian name.] (Zool.) A large North American lake trout ({Salvelinus namaycush}). It is usually spotted with red, and sometimes weighs over forty pounds. Called also {Mackinaw trout}, {lake trout}, {lake salmon}, {salmon trout}, {togue}, and {tuladi}. [1913 Webster]

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  • namaycush — /nam i kush , nam ay /, n. pl. namaycushes, (esp. collectively) namaycush. a lake trout. [1735 45; < Cree name·kos < Proto Algonquian *name·kwehsa] * * * …   Universalium

  • namaycush — nam·ay·cush …   English syllables

  • namaycush — ˈnamēˌkəsh, məˌ noun ( es) Etymology: of Algonquian origin; akin to Cree namekus lake trout : lake trout …   Useful english dictionary

  • Salvelinus namaycush — Namaycush Nam ay*cush, n. [Indian name.] (Zool.) A large North American lake trout ({Salvelinus namaycush}). It is usually spotted with red, and sometimes weighs over forty pounds. Called also {Mackinaw trout}, {lake trout}, {lake salmon},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Salvelinus namaycush — Truite grise, Touladi …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Salvelinus namaycush — Truite grise, Touladi Salvel …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Salvelinus namaycush — Lake Lake, n. [AS. lac, L. lacus; akin to AS. lagu lake, sea, Icel. l[ o]gr; OIr. loch; cf. Gr. la kkos pond, tank. Cf. {Loch}, {Lough}.] A large body of water contained in a depression of the earth s surface, and supplied from the drainage of a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Salvelinus namaycush — Amerikanischer Seesaibling Amerikanischer Seesaibling Systematik Teilklasse: Echte Knochenfische (Teleostei) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Salvelinus namaycush — amerikinis ežerinis upėtakis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Salvelinus namaycush angl. Great Lakes trout; lake trout rus. озёрный голец кристивомер ryšiai: platesnis terminas – palijos …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • Salvelinus namaycush — noun large fork tailed trout of lakes of Canada and the northern United States • Syn: ↑lake trout, ↑salmon trout • Hypernyms: ↑trout • Member Holonyms: ↑Salvelinus, ↑genus Salvelinus …   Useful english dictionary

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