Coho Salmon Definition

A salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) with silvery sides and a dark back, native to northern Pacific waters and introduced into the Great Lakes.
American Heritage

A species of anadromous fish in the salmon family (Oncorhynchus kisutch)


Origin of Coho Salmon

  • Alteration of cohose from Halkomelem (Salishan language of southwestern British Columbia) k'wəxwəθ

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

  • coho + salmon

    From Wiktionary

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