from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small silver food and game fish (Oncorhynchus kisutch) native to North Pacific waters and introduced in the Great Lakes. Also called silver salmon.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A species of anadromous fish in the salmon family (Oncorhynchus kisutch)
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. small salmon of northern Pacific coasts and the Great Lakes
- n. fatty pinkish flesh of small salmon caught in the Pacific and Great Lakes
Alteration of cohose, from Halkomelem (Salishan language of southwestern British Columbia) k'wəxwəθ.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
coho + salmon (Wiktionary)