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Salvelinus fontinalis

trout

 (trout)
n. pl. trout or trouts
1. Any of various salmonid food and game fishes of the genera Oncorhynchus, Salmo, and Salvelinus, having a streamlined, speckled body and usually inhabiting freshwater streams or lakes. These genera also include the salmons and the chars.
2. Any of various similar but unrelated fishes, such as the trout-perch.
Idiom:
old trout Chiefly British Offensive Slang
An elderly woman.

[Middle English troute, from Old English trūht, from Late Latin trūcta, perhaps from Greek trōktēs, a kind of sea fish with sharp teeth, from trōgein, to gnaw; see terə- in Indo-European roots.]

trout

(traʊt)
n, pl trout or trouts
1. (Animals) any of various game fishes, esp Salmo trutta and related species, mostly of fresh water in northern regions: family Salmonidae (salmon). They resemble salmon but are smaller and spotted
2. (Animals) any of various similar or related fishes, such as a sea trout
3. (Animals) Austral any of various fishes of the Salmo or Oncorhynchus genera smaller than the salmon, esp European and American varieties naturalized in Australia
4. informal Brit an irritating or grumpy person, esp a woman
[Old English trūht, from Late Latin tructa, from Greek trōktēs sharp-toothed fish]

trout

(traʊt)

n., pl. (esp. collectively) trout, (esp. for kinds or species) trouts.
1. any of various usu. speckled freshwater game fishes belonging to the genera Salmo and Salvelinus, of the salmon family, as the brook trout and rainbow trout.
2. any of several similar but unrelated fishes.
[before 1050; Middle English trou(h)te, Old English truht < Latin tructa < Greek trṓktēs gnawer, a sea fish =trṓg(ein) to gnaw + -tēs agent n. suffix]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trout - flesh of any of several primarily freshwater game and food fishestrout - flesh of any of several primarily freshwater game and food fishes
fish - the flesh of fish used as food; "in Japan most fish is eaten raw"; "after the scare about foot-and-mouth disease a lot of people started eating fish instead of meat"; "they have a chef who specializes in fish"
rainbow trout - flesh of Pacific trout that migrate from salt to fresh water
salmon trout, sea trout - flesh of marine trout that migrate from salt to fresh water
2.trout - any of various game and food fishes of cool fresh waters mostly smaller than typical salmonstrout - any of various game and food fishes of cool fresh waters mostly smaller than typical salmons
food fish - any fish used for food by human beings
salmonid - soft-finned fishes of cold and temperate waters
brown trout, Salmo trutta, salmon trout - speckled trout of European rivers; introduced in North America
Salmo gairdneri, rainbow trout - found in Pacific coastal waters and streams from lower California to Alaska
Salvelinus namaycush, lake trout, salmon trout - large fork-tailed trout of lakes of Canada and the northern United States
Salvelinus fontinalis, speckled trout, brook trout - North American freshwater trout; introduced in Europe
Translations
سَلْمُونٌ مُرَقَّطسَمَك الأُطْروطلَحْم سَمَك الأطْروط
pstruh
ørredforel
taimen
pastrva
pisztráng
silungur
マス
송어
upėtakis
forele
pstruh
postrv
pastrmkaпастрмка
forell
ปลาจำพวกหนึ่งมีลักษณะคล้ายปลาแซลมอน
alabalıkalabalık eti
форель
cá hồi

trout

[traʊt] (trout or trouts (pl))
A. N
1. (= fish) → trucha f
2. old trout (= woman) → arpía f, bruja f
B. CPD trout fishing Npesca f de trucha

trout

[ˈtraʊt] [trout] [ˈtraʊt] (pl)
ntruite f
modif [lake, stream] → à truitestrout farm nélevage m de truitestrout fishing npêche f à la truite

trout

nForelle f; trout fishingForellenfang m, → Forellenangeln nt; silly old trout! (inf)blöde alte (Zimt)ziege (inf)

trout

[traʊt]
1. n pl invtrota
2. adj trout fishingpesca della trota

trout

(traut) plural trout noun
1. a type of freshwater fish of the salmon family. He caught five trout.
2. its flesh, used as food. Have some more trout!

trout

سَلْمُونٌ مُرَقَّط pstruh ørred Forelle πέστροφα trucha taimen truite pastrva trota マス 송어 forel ørret pstrąg truta форель forell ปลาจำพวกหนึ่งมีลักษณะคล้ายปลาแซลมอน alabalık cá hồi 鳟鱼
References in classic literature ?
He used to say `there was nothing in life for him but trout streams, ever since he'd lost his twins.
We made the port of Necharsteinach in good season, and went to the hotel and ordered a trout dinner, the same to be ready against our return from a two-hour pedestrian excursion to the village and castle of Dilsberg, a mile distant, on the other side of the river.
So seductive was the sunshine that even the shy trout leapt at noonday, eager apparently to change his silver for gold.
A GREAT big enormous trout came up--ker- pflop-p-p-p
While this was going on there came up to the inn a sowgelder, who, as he approached, sounded his reed pipe four or five times, and thereby completely convinced Don Quixote that he was in some famous castle, and that they were regaling him with music, and that the stockfish was trout, the bread the whitest, the wenches ladies, and the landlord the castellan of the castle; and consequently he held that his enterprise and sally had been to some purpose.
It was a chance to fight, an opportunity to loot, and they rose to the bait as a speckled trout to a fly.
Then he had eaten some without saying a word more; Danglars, therefore, concluded that such luxuries were common at the table of the illustrious descendant of the Cavalcanti, who most likely in Lucca fed upon trout brought from Switzerland, and lobsters sent from England, by the same means used by the count to bring the lampreys from Lake Fusaro, and the sterlet from the Volga.
Gardiner, though seldom able to indulge the taste, was very fond of fishing, and was so much engaged in watching the occasional appearance of some trout in the water, and talking to the man about them, that he advanced but little.
Magnificent scenery Wind River Mountains Treasury of waters A stray horse An Indian trail Trout streams The Great Green River Valley An alarm A band of trappers Fontenelle, his information Sufferings of thirst Encampment on the Seeds-ke- dee Strategy of rival traders Fortification of the camp The Blackfeet Banditti of the mountains Their character and habits
A few beavers were taken every night, and salmon trout of a small size, so that the camp had principally to subsist upon dried buffalo meat.
The sea round them clouded and darkened, and then frizzed up in showers of tiny silver fish, and over a space of five or six acres the cod began to leap like trout in May; while behind the cod three or four broad grey-black backs broke the water into boils.
Circumstantial evidence is occasionally very convincing, as when you find a trout in the milk, to quote Thoreau's example.