plural -s
: a large lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush siscowet) found in the deeper parts of Lake Superior and some of the other Great Lakes

Word History


Canadian French ciscoette, from Ojibway pemitewiskawet fish with oily flesh

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“Siscowet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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