sea trout

[ see-trout ]

  1. Also called bull trout [bool-trout], /ˈbʊl ˌtraʊt/, truff . any of various species of trout inhabiting salt water, such as the salmon trout, Salmo trutta.

  2. any of several fishes of the genus Cynoscion.

Origin of sea trout

First recorded in 1735–45

Words Nearby sea trout Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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British Dictionary definitions for sea trout

sea trout

  1. a silvery marine variety of the brown trout that migrates to fresh water to spawn: Compare brown trout

  2. 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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