splake

[spleyk]

noun, plural splakes, (especially collectively) splake.

the hybrid offspring of a lake trout and a brook trout.

Nearby words

  1. spitzenburg,
  2. spiv,
  3. spivving,
  4. spivvy,
  5. splad,
  6. splanchnapophysis,
  7. splanchnectopia,
  8. splanchnesthesia,
  9. splanchnesthetic sensibility,
  10. splanchnic

Origin of splake

First recorded in 1950–55; sp(eckled trout) + lake (trout)

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British Dictionary definitions for splake

splake

noun

a type of hybrid trout bred by Canadian zoologists

Word Origin for splake

from sp (eckled) + lake (trout)

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