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brown trout

Syllabification: brown trout

Definition of brown trout in English:

noun (plural same)

The common trout of Europe, especially one of a nonmigratory race with dark spotted skin, that occurs in small rivers and pools. It has been introduced into North America as a game fish.
  • Salmo trutta, family Salmonidae, in particular S. trutta fario. Compare with lake trout, sea trout
Example sentences
  • So far 25 salmon, as well as two brown trout, one sea trout, three lamprey and two dace, have been trapped.
  • I knew there were sea trout, brown trout and Falklands trout in the rivers and lakes and Falkland mullet in the creeks.
  • It can be quite rightly argued that all brown trout have sea trout qualities and that all sea trout have brown trout characteristics.

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