noun (plural cohos or coho) Etymology: Halkomelem (Salishan language of southwest British Columbia) k̓wə́xwəθ Date: 1869 a rather small Pacific salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) that has light-colored flesh and is native to both coasts of the North Pacific and is stocked in the Great Lakes — called also coho salmon, silver salmon

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  • coho — [kō′hō΄] n. pl. coho or cohos [earlier co hue, prob. < Salish (Chilliwack dial.) kwúhw uth] a comparatively small salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch), native to the N Pacific Ocean and now widely introduced as a game fish into fresh waters of the N… …   English World dictionary

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  • coho — /koh hoh/, n., pl. cohos, (esp. collectively) coho. See coho salmon. Also, cohoe. * * * or silver salmon Species (Oncorhynchus kisutch) of salmon prized for food and sport that ranges from the Bering Sea to Japan and the Salinas River of Monterey …   Universalium

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  • coho — noun /kəʊhəʊ/ An anadromus and semelparous salmon, Oncorhynchus kisutch, found in the coastal regions of the northern Pacific Ocean, used as a symbol by several Native American tribes. Syn: blue jack, coho salmon, cohoe, silver salmon …   Wiktionary

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