Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio English.org » Dictionary » C » Cirsium Discolor ... Citrus Limetta

CISCO (ciscoes)

Pronunciation (US): 

 Dictionary entry overview: What does cisco mean? 

CISCO (noun)
  The noun CISCO has 2 senses:

1. cold-water fish caught in Lake Superior and northward
2. important food fish of cold deep lakes of North America

  Familiarity information: CISCO used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CISCO (noun)


Sense 1cisco [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Cold-water fish caught in Lake Superior and northward

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Synonyms:

cisco; lake herring

Hypernyms ("cisco" is a kind of...):

whitefish (flesh of salmon- or trout-like cold-water fish of cold lakes of the northern hemisphere)

Holonyms ("cisco" is a part of...):

cisco; Coregonus artedi; lake herring (important food fish of cold deep lakes of North America)


Sense 2cisco [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Important food fish of cold deep lakes of North America

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Synonyms:

Coregonus artedi; cisco; lake herring

Hypernyms ("cisco" is a kind of...):

whitefish (silvery herring-like freshwater food fish of cold lakes of the northern hemisphere)

Meronyms (parts of "cisco"):

cisco; lake herring (cold-water fish caught in Lake Superior and northward)

Holonyms ("cisco" is a member of...):

Coregonus; genus Coregonus (type genus of the Coregonidae: whitefishes)


 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"Time is money." (English proverb)

"Do not be shy of whom is shameless." (Albanian proverb)

"Give a man some cloth and he'll ask for some lining." (Arabic proverb)

"With your hat in your hand you can travel the entire country." (Dutch proverb)

 CISCO: related words searches 

Page delivered in 0.0395 seconds