coho salmon

coho salmon
noun see coho

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • coho salmon — noun 1. fatty pinkish flesh of small salmon caught in the Pacific and Great Lakes • Syn: ↑silver salmon, ↑coho, ↑cohoe • Hypernyms: ↑salmon • Part Holonyms: ↑coho, ↑cohoe, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • coho salmon — didžioji lašiša statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Oncorhynchus kisutch angl. coho salmon; silver salmon rus. кижуч ryšiai: platesnis terminas – rytinės lašišos …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • coho salmon — 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. [1865 70; earlier… …   Universalium

  • coho salmon — noun a species of anadromous fish in the salmon family (Oncorhynchus kisutch) Syn: coho …   Wiktionary

  • Salmon — is the common name for several species of fish of the family Salmonidae. Several other fish in the family are called trout. Salmon live in both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, as well as the Great Lakes and other land locked lakes.Typically,… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • salmon — salmonlike, adj. /sam euhn/, n., pl. salmons, (esp. collectively) salmon for 1 3, adj. n. 1. a marine and freshwater food fish, Salmo salar, of the family Salmonidae, having pink flesh, inhabiting waters off the North Atlantic coasts of Europe… …   Universalium

  • 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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