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rainbow trout

noun

  1. a trout, Salmo gairdnerii, native in the coastal waters and streams from Baja California to Alaska, used as a food and game fish.


rainbow trout

noun

  1. a freshwater trout of North American origin, Salmo gairdneri , having a body marked with many black spots and two longitudinal red stripes


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Word History and Origins

Origin of rainbow trout1

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85

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Example Sentences

Cast a line for rainbow trout within view of Half Dome along the Merced River.

Not only is the Brooks River a phenomenal place to fish for rainbow trout, Katmai itself has a fascinating volcanic history, after the largest eruption in the 20th century took place inside the future park’s borders in 1912.

By day, you can hike or catch rainbow trout in the Wild and Scenic–designated Minam River, which flows in front of the property.

At Sunset Park, fishermen angled for rainbow trout, children flew kites and volleyballers set up for spikes.

When he wasn't fishing for rainbow trout he was sleeping in his cellars.

The only living things she saw were rainbow trout that Glenn pointed out to her in the beautiful clear pools.

The biggest rainbow trout caught in the Kootenay this summer; so the Nelson fishermen aver!

The golden carp, however, the perch, and the rainbow trout take readily to New Zealand.

With the exception of the rainbow trout, they are all autumn-spawning fishes, and their eggs hatch early in the spring.

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