Salvelinus

noun
Sal·ve·li·nus | \ ˌsalvəˈlīnəs , -lēn- \

Definition of Salvelinus 

: a genus of fishes (family Salmonidae) distinguished chiefly by their small scales and boat-shaped vomer with teeth only at the end and including the brook trout, lake trout, Dolly Varden, bull trout, and Arctic char

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History and Etymology for Salvelinus

New Latin, from German dialect sälbling, a char (Salvelinus alpinus), alteration of sälmling

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