a common trout, Salmo trutta, of northern European streams.
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Origin of brown trout
First recorded in 1885–90
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British Dictionary definitions for brown trout
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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