Trout Definition

trout
trouts
noun
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.
Webster's New World
Any of several other troutlike fishes.
Webster's New World
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pronoun

A surname​.

Wiktionary
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idiom
old trout
  • An elderly woman.
American Heritage

Other Word Forms of Trout

Noun

Singular:
trout
Plural:
trouts

Idioms, Phrasal Verbs Related to Trout

  • old trout

Origin of Trout

  • Middle English troute from Old English trūht from Late Latin trūcta perhaps from Greek trōktēs a kind of sea fish with sharp teeth from trōgein to gnaw terə-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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