Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The anadromous variety of the rainbow trout, having silvery, unstriped sides.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The anadromous form of the rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss
  • n. The ruddy duck.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A North Pacific salmon (Salmo Gairdneri) found from Northern California to Siberia; -- called also hardhead, and preestl.
  • n. The ruddy duck.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Tipped with steel.
  • n. The ruddy duck, Erismatura rubida: so called from the steel-blue of the head, or perhaps for the same reason that it is called hardhead, hickory-head, and toughhead. See cut under Erismatura.
  • n. The rainbow-trout, Salmo irideus. See cut under rainbow-trout.
  • n. A large trout, Salmo rivularis, of the Pacific coast of the United States.

Etymologies

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steel +‎ head

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