Dolly Varden trout
Dolly Varden Dol"ly Var"den 1. A character in Dickens's novel ``Barnaby Rudge,'' a beautiful, lively, and coquettish girl who wore a cherry-colored mantle and cherry-colored ribbons. [1913 Webster]

2. A style of light, bright-figured dress goods for women; also, a style of dress. [1913 Webster]

{Dolly Varden trout} (Zo["o]l.), a trout of northwest America; -- called also {bull trout}, {malma}, and {red-spotted trout}. See {Malma}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Dolly Varden trout — For the other subspecies, see southern Dolly Varden and Salvelinus malma miyabei. For other species currently or formerly known as Dolly Varden trout, see also bull trout and Arctic char. Dolly Varden trout Adult female …   Wikipedia

  • Dolly varden trout — kamčiatkinė palija statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Salvelinus malma angl. Dolly varden; Dolly varden trout; malma trout rus. мальма ryšiai: platesnis terminas – palijos …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • Dolly Varden trout — Bull trout Bull trout (Zo[ o]l.) (a) In England, a large salmon trout of several species, as {Salmo trutta} and {Salmo Cambricus}, which ascend rivers; called also {sea trout}. (b) {Salvelinus malma} of California and Oregon; called also {Dolly… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dolly Varden trout — malma mal ma, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A spotted trout ({Salvelinus malma}), inhabiting Northern America, west of the Rocky Mountains; called also {Dolly Varden trout}, {bull trout}, {red spotted trout}, and {golet}. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dolly Varden trout — ▪ fish also called  malma         (species Salvelinus malma), char of the family Salmonidae, found in northwestern North America and northeastern Asia. It has yellow spots on the back, reddish spots on the sides, and a white edge on the lower… …   Universalium

  • Dolly Varden — may refer to: Dolly Varden (character), a character in the novel Barnaby Rudge by Charles Dickens. The original usage. Dolly Vardens (baseball team), a group of Black women baseball players that comprised the first professional baseball team… …   Wikipedia

  • Dolly Varden — Dol ly Var den 1. A character in Dickens s novel Barnaby Rudge, a beautiful, lively, and coquettish girl who wore a cherry colored mantle and cherry colored ribbons. [1913 Webster] 2. A style of light, bright figured dress goods for women; also,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dolly Varden (costume) — Music sheet cover depicting women wearing Dolly Varden costumes. A Dolly Varden costume is a woman s outfit that was briefly fashionable from about 1869 to 1875 in Britain and America. Contents …   Wikipedia

  • Dolly varden — kamčiatkinė palija statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Salvelinus malma angl. Dolly varden; Dolly varden trout; malma trout rus. мальма ryšiai: platesnis terminas – palijos …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • Dolly Varden — noun Etymology: Dolly Varden, gaily dressed coquette in Barnaby Rudge (1841), novel by Charles Dickens Date: circa 1876 a large anadromous or freshwater char (Salvelinus malma) widespread in streams of northwestern North America and eastern Asia… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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