Kokanee definitions

kō-kăn'ē
A small, landlocked sockeye salmon, often stocked in lakes.
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Any landlocked population of the sockeye salmon of W North America.
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A lacustrine (that is, land-locked, found in lakes and not in the ocean) sockeye.
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Origin of kokanee

Perhaps from Shuswap (Salishan language of British Columbia) kəknǽxw