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A salmon of landlocked populations living in lakes in Labrador and Newfoundland.
- ‘Red char had the highest fat content of all fish samples, followed by ouananiche (known as lake Atlantic salmon) and fourhorn sculpin.’
- ‘This is the ouananiche, a name borrowed from the local Indian dialect, and a famous game fish.’
Late 19th century: via Canadian French from Algonquian.
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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.