Definition of steelhead in English:

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steelhead

Pronunciation: /ˈstiːlhɛd/
(also steelhead trout)

noun

A rainbow trout of a large migratory race.
Example sentences
  • In natural streams coho salmon and steelhead trout fry tend to occupy pools and riffles, respectively.
  • Sport anglers flock there in pursuit of steelhead trout, coho salmon and whitefish.
  • I have even heard stories of captures of the migratory form of the rainbow trout, the steelhead, having been caught from rivers in the North West of England.
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