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splake

[ spleyk ]
/ spleɪk /
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noun, plural splakes, (especially collectively) splake.
the hybrid offspring of a lake trout and a brook trout.

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Origin of splake

First recorded in 1950–55; sp(eckled trout) + lake (trout)
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British Dictionary definitions for splake

splake
/ (spleɪk) /

noun
a type of hybrid trout bred by Canadian zoologists

Word Origin for splake

from sp (eckled) + lake (trout)
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