from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The coho salmon.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. 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.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A salmon, Oncorhynchus kisutch, found from San Francisco northward and on the Asiatic coasts southward to Japan.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. fatty pinkish flesh of small salmon caught in the Pacific and Great Lakes
- n. small salmon of northern Pacific coasts and the Great Lakes
The earlier spelling "cohose" was re-interpreted as a plural form (for a similar development, see pea). From Halkomelem. (Wiktionary)