Meaning of namaycush in English:

namaycush

noun

(also naymacush)
  • The North American lake trout, Salvelinus namaycush, which is a large greyish char.

Pronunciation

namaycush

/ˈnaməkʌʃ/ /nəˈmeɪkʊʃ/

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Journal. From Cree name:kos from Proto-Algonquian *name:kw- lake trout + *-ehs, diminutive suffix.