noun (plural steelhead; also steelheads) Date: circa 1882 an anadromous rainbow trout — called also steelhead trout

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  • steelhead — ☆ steelhead [stēl′hed΄ ] n. pl. steelhead or steelheads a rainbow trout that has returned from the sea …   English World dictionary

  • Steelhead — Steel head ( h[e^]d ), n. 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A North Pacific salmon ({Salmo Gairdneri}) found from Northern California to Siberia; called also {hardhead}, and {preestl}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) The ruddy duck. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Steelhead — Regenbogenforelle Regenbogenforelle (Oncorhynchus mykiss) Systematik Unterklasse: Strahlenflosser (Actinopterygii) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • steelhead — /steel hed /, n., pl. steelheads, (esp. collectively) steelhead. a silvery rainbow trout that migrates to the sea before returning to fresh water to spawn. [1580 90; STEEL + HEAD] * * *       saltwater form of rainbow trout (q.v.). * * * …   Universalium

  • steelhead — noun The anadromous form of the rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss Syn: steelhead salmon …   Wiktionary

  • steelhead — n. type of trout that lives in the sea but returns to fresh water to reproduce …   English contemporary dictionary

  • steelhead — noun a large migratory form of rainbow trout found in the sea …   English new terms dictionary

  • steelhead — steel•head [[t]ˈstilˌhɛd[/t]] n. pl. heads, (esp. collectively) head. ich a silvery rainbow trout that migrates to the sea before returning to fresh water to spawn • Etymology: 1580–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • steelhead — n. a large N. American rainbow trout …   Useful english dictionary

  • Steelhead Beach Regional Park — is a regional park on the Russian River north of Forestville, California, U.S.A. that is maintained by the Sonoma County Regional Parks Department. It covers an area of convert|26|acre|ha|0|abbr=on at coord|38.5| 122.9| on the north side of River …   Wikipedia

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