noun (plural same)Canadian
An Atlantic salmon of landlocked populations living in lakes in Labrador and Newfoundland.
More example sentences
- 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.
Definition of ouananiche in:
- The US English dictionary