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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.
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(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
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a common trout, Salmotrutta, of N European streams: introduced in North America.
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|Noun||1.||brown trout - speckled trout of European rivers; introduced in North America|
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
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