brown trout
noun Date: 1862 a speckled European trout (Salmo trutta) widely introduced as a game fish

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • brown trout — n. a golden brown European trout (Salmo trutta), widely stocked in North America as a game fish …   English World dictionary

  • brown trout — brown′ trout′ n. ich a common trout, Salmo trutta, of N European streams: introduced in North America • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • brown trout — ► NOUN (pl. same) ▪ the common trout of European lakes and rivers, typically with dark spotted skin …   English terms dictionary

  • Brown trout — Taxobox name = Brown Trout status = LR/lc status system = IUCN2.3 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Salmoniformes familia = Salmonidae genus = Salmo species = S. trutta binomial = Salmo trutta binomial authority …   Wikipedia

  • brown trout — a common trout, Salmo trutta, of northern European streams. [1885 90] * * * Prized and wary European game fish (Salmo trutta, family Salmonidae) that is favoured for food. The species includes several varieties (e.g., the Loch Leven trout of… …   Universalium

  • brown trout — noun speckled trout of European rivers; introduced in North America • Syn: ↑salmon trout, ↑Salmo trutta • Hypernyms: ↑trout • Hyponyms: ↑sea trout • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • brown trout — /braʊn ˈtraʊt/ (say brown trowt) noun (plural brown trout or brown trouts) 1. the common river trout of northern Europe, Salmo trutta fario, since introduced into Australia. 2. Colloquial → blind mullet. Usage: For variation in the plural… …   Australian English dictionary

  • brown trout — noun A species of freshwater trout, Salmo trutta, that is native to Europe and Asia …   Wiktionary

  • brown trout — noun (plural same) the common trout of European lakes and rivers, typically with dark spotted skin. [Salmo trutta.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • brown trout — Everyday English Slang in Ireland n excrement …   English dialects glossary

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