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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
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