Ouananiche
Ouananiche Oua`na`niche", n. [Canadian F., of Amer. Indian origin.] A small landlocked variety of the Atlantic salmon ({Salmo salar ounaniche}) of Lake St. John, Canada, and neighboring waters, noted for its vigor and activity, and habit of leaping from the water when hooked. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • ouananiche — [ wananiʃ ] n. f. • 1897; annanish 1875; mot indien (Montagnais) « le petit égaré » ♦ Au Canada, Saumon d eau douce. ● ouananiche nom féminin (mot algonquin signifiant le petit égaré) Au Canada, saumon d eau douce. ⇒OUANANICHE, subst. fém. ZOOL.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • ouananiche — [wä΄nä nēsh′] n. pl. ouananiche 〚CdnFr < Montagnais * wana˙niš: cf. onán, ouananiche & ISH, dim. suffix〛 a small, landlocked salmon of SE Canada * * * …   Universalium

  • ouananiche — [wä΄nä nēsh′] n. pl. ouananiche [CdnFr < Montagnais * wana˙niš: cf. onán, ouananiche & ISH, dim. suffix] a small, landlocked salmon of SE Canada …   English World dictionary

  • Ouananiche — Salmo salar subsp. ouananiche …   Wikipédia en Français

  • ouananiche — |wänə|nēsh, nish noun also ouananiche salmon (plural ouananiche also ouananiche salmon) Etymology: Canadian French ouananiche, from Montagnais wananish, diminutive of wanans salmon : a small landlocked salmon of Lake St …   Useful english dictionary

  • ouananiche — land locked Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • ouananiche — [ˌwanə ni:ʃ] noun (plural same) Canadian an Atlantic salmon of landlocked populations living in lakes in eastern Canada. Origin C19: via Canad. Fr. from Algonquian …   English new terms dictionary

  • ouananiche — oua·na·niche …   English syllables

  • ouananiche salmon — noun see ouananiche …   Useful english dictionary

  • Salmo salar sebago — Ouananiche Ouananiche …   Wikipédia en Français

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