Siscowet
Siscowet Sis"co*wet, n. [OF American Indian origin.] (Zo["o]l.) A large, fat variety of the namaycush found in Lake Superior; -- called also {siskawet}, {siskiwit}. [1913 Webster]

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  • siscowet — /sis keuh wet /, n. a variety of lake trout, Salvelinus namaycush siscowet, inhabiting the deeper waters of Lake Superior. [1840 50, Amer.; shortening of Ojibwa pe·mite·wiskawe·t fish with oily flesh (deriv. of pimite·w oil + iskawe· (of fish) to …   Universalium

  • siscowet — ˈsiskəˌwet noun ( s) Etymology: Canadian French ciscoette, from Ojibway pemitewiskawet fish with oily flesh : a large lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush siscowet) found in the deeper parts of Lake Superior and some of the other Great Lakes …   Useful english dictionary

  • siscowet — sis·co·wet …   English syllables

  • siskawet — Siscowet Sis co*wet, n. [OF American Indian origin.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large, fat variety of the namaycush found in Lake Superior; called also {siskawet}, {siskiwit}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • siskiwit — Siscowet Sis co*wet, n. [OF American Indian origin.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large, fat variety of the namaycush found in Lake Superior; called also {siskawet}, {siskiwit}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lake trout — Taxobox name = Lake trout image width = 250px image caption = Salvelinus namaycush status = Secure regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Salmoniformes familia = Salmonidae genus = Salvelinus species = S. namaycush… …   Wikipedia

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