brown trout


: a speckled European trout (Salmo trutta) widely introduced as a game fish

Examples of brown trout in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Appearance and Biology Rainbow trout are part of the larger salmonid family, which also includes brown trout, brook trout, and other various salmon species. Max Inchausti, Field & Stream, 12 June 2024 Compared to other trout species, brown trout are the heartiest. Max Inchausti, Field & Stream, 22 May 2024 The country is home to some of the most intense, visually stimulating, and technical sight fishing for brown trout on the planet. Tim Romano, Field & Stream, 20 Mar. 2024 For this event, the reward for brown trout over six inches long has been raised to $50 per fish. The Arizona Republic, 1 Mar. 2024 See all Example Sentences for brown trout 

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First Known Use

1726, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of brown trout was in 1726

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“Brown trout.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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brown trout

: a speckled European trout widely introduced as a game fish

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