Coho meaning

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The coho salmon.
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A comparatively small salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch), native to the N Pacific Ocean and now widely introduced as a game fish into fresh waters of the N U.S.
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An anadromus and semelparous salmon, Oncorhynchus kisutch, found in the coastal regions of the northern Pacific Ocean, used as a symbol by several Native American tribes.
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Origin of coho

  • The earlier spelling "cohose" was re-interpreted as a plural form (for a similar development, see pea). From Halkomelem.

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