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salmon trout

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noun
  1. a European trout, Salmo trutta.
  2. the lake trout, Salvelinus namaycush.
  3. the steelhead.
  4. 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

Historical Examples

  • 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).

  • Come, you have asked me the word for salmon in Welsh, I will now ask you the word for salmon-trout.

    Wild Wales

    George Borrow

  • A tinker of my country can tell you that,” said I.  “The word for salmon-trout is gleisiad.

    Wild Wales

    George Borrow

  • For weeks I had arisen every morning to a breakfast of salmon-trout.


British Dictionary definitions for salmon trout

salmon trout

noun
  1. any of various large trout, esp the sea trout
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