any of several unrelated fishes, as a bass, Micropterus salmoides, a drum of the genus Cynoscion, or a greenling of the genus Hexagrammos.
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- troutless, adjective
- troutlike, adjective
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How to use trout in a sentence
Camp counselors are on hand to suggest outings, which include guided trout fishing, cycling, archery, and canoeing.
You can ride horses, have a stream to yourself to fly-fish for trout, and hike 10,000-plus-foot peaks.
The next day, you can ice-fish for trout or hit up the area’s extensive cross-country trails.
If you’re lucky enough to be able to cook your trout over a campfire, wait until you have a good bed of coals, then lay the foil-wrapped fish over them.How to Clean, Cook, and Eat Trout in the Backcountry | Ryan Wichelns | October 15, 2020 | Outside Online
With even a little bit of practice and planning, odds are decent you’ll be able to pull a meal out of a nearby lake or stream, and often that dinner will be a delicious trout.How to Clean, Cook, and Eat Trout in the Backcountry | Ryan Wichelns | October 15, 2020 | Outside Online
Our foreign policy canoe is filled to the gunnels with catch-and-release trout armed with AK-47s.
They ate stuffed turkey, caviar, fresh salmon, and smoked trout.Pablo Escobar’s Private Prison Is Now Run by Monks for Senior Citizens | Jeff Campagna | June 7, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Dishes here are prepared with locally picked mushrooms, herbs, trout, and moles.
Here, chefs serve trout and seafood brought from the neighboring state of Veracruz.
On the lake a cutthroat trout breaks the surface; pieces of it follow him into the air.Pete Dexter’s Indelible Portrait of Author Norman Maclean | Pete Dexter | March 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
There was a tiny splash, a laugh, and the little greenheart rod flicked a trout high over his head.Uncanny Tales | Various
At all events, it had the refreshing charm of novelty: there was the fishing, and the King's Warren trout stream was a good one.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume II (of 3) | Charles James Wills
Then Major Kinnaird strolled away with a trout-rod to a neighboring rapid, and Mrs. Kinnaird went to sleep in a hammock.The Gold Trail | Harold Bindloss
Before the fish stopped biting, the two men had caught four trout, all of about the same size.Gold-Seeking on the Dalton Trail | Arthur R. Thompson
There was a trout stream and fish-ponds, and the whole country was even infested with game.
British Dictionary definitions for trout
any of various game fishes, esp Salmo trutta and related species, mostly of fresh water in northern regions: family Salmonidae (salmon). They resemble salmon but are smaller and spotted
any of various similar or related fishes, such as a sea trout
Australian any of various fishes of the Salmo or Oncorhynchus genera smaller than the salmon, esp European and American varieties naturalized in Australia
British informal an irritating or grumpy person, esp a woman
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