rainbow trout

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rainbow trout

n.
A freshwater or anadromous food and game fish (Oncorhynchus mykiss) native to western North America, having a reddish longitudinal band and black spots.

rainbow trout

n
(Animals) a freshwater trout of North American origin, Salmo gairdneri, having a body marked with many black spots and two longitudinal red stripes

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n.
a plump trout, Salmo gairdneri, native to W North American streams, having vertical reddish stripes on a black-speckled, green-to-turquoise body.
[1880–85, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rainbow trout - flesh of Pacific trout that migrate from salt to fresh waterrainbow trout - flesh of Pacific trout that migrate from salt to fresh water
Salmo gairdneri, rainbow trout - found in Pacific coastal waters and streams from lower California to Alaska
trout - flesh of any of several primarily freshwater game and food fishes
2.rainbow trout - found in Pacific coastal waters and streams from lower California to Alaskarainbow trout - found in Pacific coastal waters and streams from lower California to Alaska
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
rainbow trout - flesh of Pacific trout that migrate from salt to fresh water
Translations
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Characterization of isolates of Flavobacterium psychrophilum associated with coldwater disease or rainbow trout fry syndrome I: phenotypic and genomic studies.
Isolation of Cytophaga psychrophila, causal agent of rainbow trout fry syndrome (RTFS) from reproductive fluids and egg surface of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss).