coho

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noun co·ho \ˈkō-(ˌ)hō\

Definition of coho

plural

cohos

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coho

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of coho

borrowed from Halkomelem (Salishan language of southwest British Columbia) k̓ʷə́xʷəθ


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