Definition of Oquassa in English:

Oquassa

noun

United States Regional
rare
  • A landlocked arctic char of the endemic subspecies Salvelinus alpinus oquassa, found in certain lakes in Maine.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Bulletin of the United States National Museum. From Oquassa, variant of the name of Oquossoc Lake, former name of Rangeley Lake, Maine, where the fish was found until 1904.

Pronunciation

Oquassa

/əʊˈkwɒsə/