lake trout


lake trout
noun
1. flesh of large trout of northern lakes
Hypernyms: ↑freshwater fish
Part Holonyms: ↑salmon trout, ↑Salvelinus namaycush
2. large fork-tailed trout of lakes of Canada and the northern United States
Hypernyms: ↑trout
Member Holonyms: ↑Salvelinus, ↑genus Salvelinus

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noun
: any of various trout and salmon found in lakes: as
a. : any of several European trouts that are varieties of the brown trout
b. : a large dark No. American char (Salvelinus namaycush) that is highly variable in skin and flesh color, sometimes exceeds 50 pounds in weight, and is an important commercial food fish in northern lakes — called also namaycush, salmon trout, togue

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a large, fork-tailed trout, Salvelinus namaycush, of the lakes of Canada and the northern U.S., valued as a food and game fish.
[1660-70]

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lake trout,
a large, dark trout with gray or yellowish spots, of the lakes of North America; namaycush.

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n. any of a number of fishes of the salmon family that live in large lakes and are highly prized as a game fish and as food:
a) a North American char (Salvelinus namaycush, family Salmonidae)
b) a European brown trout of a large race

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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