namaycush

[ nam-i-kuhsh, nam-ey- ]
/ ˈnæm ɪˌkʌʃ, ˈnæm eɪ- /

noun, plural nam·ay·cush·es, (especially collectively) nam·ay·cush.

a lake trout.

Origin of namaycush

1735–45; < Cree name·kos < Proto-Algonquian *name·kwehsa
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