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n. pl. co·hos or coho
The coho salmon.


n, pl -ho or -hos
(Animals) a Pacific salmon, Oncorhynchus kisutch. Also called: silver salmon
[origin unknown; probably from an American Indian language]


(ˈkoʊ hoʊ)

n., pl. -hos, (esp. collectively) -ho.
a small salmon, Oncorhynchus kisutch, of N Pacific coasts: introduced into the Great Lakes and other fresh waters.
Also called co′ho salm′on.
[1865–70; earlier cohose (construed as pl.) < Halkomelem (coast Salishan language of British Columbia) wə́xwəθ]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coho - fatty pinkish flesh of small salmon caught in the Pacific and Great Lakescoho - fatty pinkish flesh of small salmon caught in the Pacific and Great Lakes
blue jack, Oncorhynchus kisutch, silver salmon, coho, coho salmon, cohoe - small salmon of northern Pacific coasts and the Great Lakes
salmon - flesh of any of various marine or freshwater fish of the family Salmonidae
2.coho - small salmon of northern Pacific coasts and the Great Lakes
salmon - any of various large food and game fishes of northern waters; usually migrate from salt to fresh water to spawn
genus Oncorhynchus, Oncorhynchus - Pacific salmon including sockeye salmon; chinook salmon; chum salmon; coho salmon
coho, coho salmon, cohoe, silver salmon - fatty pinkish flesh of small salmon caught in the Pacific and Great Lakes
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