brook trout

noun

Definition of brook trout

: the common speckled cold-water char (Salvelinus fontinalis) of North America

Examples of brook trout in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The brook trout are native,’' wrote Brett Damm, a Maine guide and fly-fishing expert who runs a sports shop in Rangeley. BostonGlobe.com, 2 Apr. 2021 Alto Adige's cuisine is a unique fusion of Italian and Austrian cuisine with pasta, polenta, stews, game meats, schnitzel, Alpine brook trout, cheeses, root vegetables, and fresh fruits. Jessica Dupuy, Forbes, 11 Mar. 2021 The third-generation Smokies fishing guide has spent his whole life stalking the brown, speckled Southern Appalachian brook trout native to the park and its environs. Tracey Minkin, Southern Living, 9 Mar. 2021 Brown and brook trout spawn in the fall, and trout of all species love to feed on their eggs. Field & Stream, 13 Oct. 2020 The hatchery raises brook trout, brown trout, rainbow trout and tiger trout, according to hatchery supervisor Chris Martin. Kassi Jackson, courant.com, 28 Oct. 2020 Adventurous anglers can also make their way up the creek’s headwater streams to find some native brook trout. Matt Wyatt, ExpressNews.com, 15 Oct. 2020 There’s an extra thrill for the angler connecting with a brook trout that has taken on the intense spawning colors of autumn. Ernie Cowan, San Diego Union-Tribune, 3 Sep. 2020 Crescent Lake, about 2 miles from Big Lake, is stocked with rainbow and brook trout. Roger Naylor, The Arizona Republic, 28 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of brook trout

1820, in the meaning defined above

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“Brook trout.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brook%20trout. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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