Definition of Namaycush

1. n. A large North American lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush). It is usually spotted with red, and sometimes weighs over forty pounds. Called also Mackinaw trout, lake trout, lake salmon, salmon trout, togue, and tuladi.



Definition of Namaycush

1. Noun. A large North American lake trout, ''Salvelinus namaycush'', usually spotted with red. ¹

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Medical Definition of Namaycush

1. A large North American lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush). It is usually spotted with red, and sometimes weighs over forty pounds. Synonym: Mackinaw trout, lake trout, lake salmon, salmon trout, togue, and tuladi. Origin: Indian name. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Namaycush

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1. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington, Smithsonian Institution (1908)
"Hudson Bay (Pennant 1788, as namaycush) ; Hudson Bay ... as Salmo namaycush) ; lakes at the sources of the St. Croix and St. John rivers and Lakes ..."

2. American Fishes: A Popular Treatise Upon the Game and Food Fishes of North by George Brown Goode, Theodore Gill (1903)
"The ' namaycush ' is dry and lacks delicacy, and cannot be even fried without pork-fat or lard. " The amateur is likely to confound the namaycush with the ..."

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