brown trout


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brown trout

n.
A European freshwater game fish (Salmo trutta) that is brownish or greenish with red and black spots on the sides. It is naturalized in North America.

brown trout

n
(Animals) a common brownish variety of the trout Salmo trutta that occurs in the rivers of N Europe and has been successfully introduced in North America. Compare sea trout1

brown′ trout′


n.
a common trout, Salmotrutta, of N European streams: introduced in North America.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brown trout - speckled trout of European riversbrown trout - speckled trout of European rivers; introduced in North America
genus Salmo, Salmo - type genus of the Salmonidae: salmon and trout
trout - any of various game and food fishes of cool fresh waters mostly smaller than typical salmons
sea trout - silvery marine variety of brown trout that migrates to fresh water to spawn
salmon trout, sea trout - flesh of marine trout that migrate from salt to fresh water
Translations
truite fario
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