Variant of trout
- any salmonid; esp., any of various food and game fishes that are usually speckled and found chiefly in fresh water, as the brown trout, rainbow trout, brook trout, and lake trout
- any of several other troutlike fishes
Origin: Middle English troute from Old English truht from Late Latin tructus, tructa from Glassical Greek trōktēs, kind of fish from trōgein, to gnaw: see troglodyte
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