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Also called speckled trout. a common trout, Salvelinus fontinalis, of eastern North America.

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Origin of brook trout

An Americanism dating back to 1830–40
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brook trout

noun

a North American freshwater trout, Salvelinus fontinalis, introduced in Europe and valued as a food and game fishAlso called: speckled trout
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