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
plural -s : any fish of the genus Hucho
especially : huchen

Word History


New Latin, from German huchen, huch

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“Hucho.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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