Cisco Definition

sĭskō
ciscoes, ciscos
noun
ciscos
Any of various trouts (esp. genus Coregonus) found in the colder lakes of the NE U.S. and of Canada.
Webster's New World
The definition of a cisco is a freshwater fish in the genus Coregonus.
An example of a cisco is a trout common to the cold lakes in Canada and the northeastern United States.
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Noun

Singular:
cisco
Plural:
ciscoes, ciscos

Origin of Cisco

  • From Canadian French ciscoette from Ojibwa bemidewiskawed the (fish) with oily skin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French ciscoette (“siscowet”), from Ojibwe siscowet (“cooks itself”).

    From Wiktionary

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