- a European trout, Salmo trutta.
- the lake trout, Salvelinus namaycush.
- the steelhead.
- any large trout.
Origin of salmon trout
Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400
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Examples from the Web for salmon trout
There is in the rivers another fish called the salmon-trout.In Search of a Siberian Klondike
Homer B. Hulbert
Boil a salmon-trout, and serve with sauce Hollandaise (Art. 85).French Dishes for American Tables
Come, you have asked me the word for salmon in Welsh, I will now ask you the word for salmon-trout.
A tinker of my country can tell you that,” said I. “The word for salmon-trout is gleisiad.
For weeks I had arisen every morning to a breakfast of salmon-trout.The New Penelope and Other Stories and Poems
Frances Fuller Victor
- any of various large trout, esp the sea trout
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