from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A freshwater food and game fish (Oncorhynchus mykiss) native to western North America, having a reddish longitudinal band and black spots.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A species of trout, Salmo gairdneri, that has black spots and a pink streak running along the body.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a bright-colored trout (Salmo irideus), native of the mountains of California, but now extensively introduced into the Eastern States, Japan, and other countries; -- called also brook trout, mountain trout, and golden trout.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A variety or subspecies of the Californian Salmo gairdneri, specifically called S. irideus. It is closely related to the brook-trout of Europe, but not to that of the United States.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. flesh of Pacific trout that migrate from salt to fresh water
- n. found in Pacific coastal waters and streams from lower California to Alaska
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