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grilse

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noun \ˈgrils\

Definition of grilse

plural

grilse

  1. :  a young Atlantic salmon returning to its native river to spawn for the first time after one winter at sea; broadly :  any of various salmon at such a stage of development



Origin and Etymology of grilse

Middle English grills


First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with grilse


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