pl. -·ees or -·ee
any landlocked population of the sockeye salmon of W North America
Origin of kokaneeprobably after Kokanee Creek, stream in British Columbia
A small, landlocked sockeye salmon, often stocked in lakes.
Origin of kokaneePerhaps from Shuswap (Salishan language of British Columbia) k&schwa;kn&aeacute;xw.
From Shuswap keknǽxʷ.