sea trout


noun

any of various species of trout inhabiting salt water, as the salmon trout, Salmo trutta.
any of several fishes of the genus Cynoscion.

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Origin of sea trout

First recorded in 1735–45
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British Dictionary definitions for sea trout

sea trout

noun

a silvery marine variety of the brown trout that migrates to fresh water to spawnCompare brown trout
any of several marine sciaenid fishes of the genus Cynoscion, such as C. nebulosus (spotted sea trout) and the weakfish, of North American coastal waters
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