[ koh-hohz ]
/ koʊˈhoʊz /
a city in E New York, on the Hudson River.
Definition for cohoes (2 of 3)
[ koh-hoh ]
/ ˈkoʊ hoʊ /
noun, plural co·hos, (especially collectively) co·ho.
Definition for cohoes (3 of 3)
or cohoe salmon
a small salmon, Oncorhynchus kisutch, of the North Pacific coasts and also in the Great Lakes, where it was introduced: important as a game and food fish.
Origin of coho salmon
1865–70; earlier cohose (construed as plural) < Halkomelem (mainland dial.) k̉wə́xwəθ
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
British Dictionary definitions for cohoes
/ (ˈkəʊhəʊ) /
noun plural -ho or -hos
a Pacific salmon, Oncorhynchus kisutchAlso called: silver salmon
Word Origin for coho
origin unknown; probably from an American Indian language
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012