from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A name used by the natives of New Zealand for Prototroctes oxyrhynchus, a fresh-water food-fish of the family Haplochitonidæ.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) An edible fresh-water New Zealand fish (Prototroctes oxyrhynchus) of the family Haplochitonidæ. In general appearance and habits, it resembles the northern lake whitefishes and trout. Called also grayling.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun a New Zealand fish, Prototroctes oxyrhynchus in the family Haplochitonidæ, rather like a trout


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  • a distant cousin of trout??

    May 24, 2011