ouananiche

noun
oua·​na·​niche | \ ¦wänə¦nēsh, -nish \
variants: or less commonly ouananiche salmon
plural ouananiche also ouananiche salmon

Definition of ouananiche

: a small landlocked salmon of Lake St. John, Canada, and neighboring waters

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History and Etymology for ouananiche

Canadian French ouananiche, from Montagnais wananish, diminutive of wanans salmon

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“Ouananiche.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ouananiche. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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