ouananiche

/ (ˌwɑːnəˈniːʃ) /

noun

a landlocked variety of the Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar, found in lakes in SE Canada

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Word Origin for ouananiche

from Canadian French, from Montagnais wananish, diminutive of wanans salmon
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