hu·​cho | \ ˈh(y)ü(ˌ)kō \

Definition of hucho

1 capitalized : a European genus of large riverine fishes (family Salmonidae) that are closely related to the salmons and trouts of the genus Salmo from which they are distinguished especially by the absence of teeth along the median line of the hyoid bone
2 plural -s : any fish of the genus Hucho especially : huchen

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History and Etymology for hucho

New Latin, from German huchen, huch

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“Hucho.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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