Definition of coho
plural cohos or coho
: 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
Origin of coho
Halkomelem (Salishan language of southwest British Columbia) k̓ʷə́xʷəθ
First Known Use: 1869
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