Grayling Gray"ling, n. [From {Gray}, a.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A European fish ({Thymallus vulgaris}), allied to the trout, but having a very broad dorsal fin; -- called also {umber}. It inhabits cold mountain streams, and is valued as a game fish. [1913 Webster]

And here and there a lusty trout, And here and there a grayling. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) An American fish of the genus {Thymallus}, having similar habits to the above; one species ({T. Ontariensis}), inhabits several streams in Michigan; another ({T. montanus}), is found in the Yellowstone region. [1913 Webster]

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(Thymallus vulgaris)

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