brown trout


noun

a common trout, Salmo trutta, of northern European streams.

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  10. brown, james

Origin of brown trout

First recorded in 1885–90

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British Dictionary definitions for brown trout

brown trout

noun

a common brownish variety of the trout Salmo trutta that occurs in the rivers of N Europe and has been successfully introduced in North AmericaCompare sea trout (def. 1)
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