oquassa

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Etymology[edit]

From Oquassa lake in Maine, where it is found; the lake's name is said to be Penobscot.

Noun[edit]

oquassa (plural oquassas)

  1. (archaic, zoology) A small, handsome trout, Salvelinus oquassa, found in some of the lakes in Maine. [fell out of use around 1920]

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