brown trout

noun

Definition of 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 The vast majority – 2,263 coho salmon and 1,634 chinook salmon, 15 rainbow trout and 12 brown trout – were passed upstream to provide opportunities for anglers. Paul A. Smith, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 28 Nov. 2021 Damman also tried stocking rainbow and brown trout, but they were outperformed by the brookies. Paul A. Smith, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 25 Dec. 2021 Anglers should bring their rod and fish the East Fork of the Jemez for brown trout, and hikers will enjoy walking along the riverside trail. Outside Online, 6 July 2021 While fishing the Marias River, Robbie Dockter hooked, fought, and landed a 32.43-pound brown trout. Tom Keer, Field & Stream, 10 Mar. 2021 The vast majority were good-sized brown trout, a species that dominates the river. Matt Wyatt, San Antonio Express-News, 9 Sep. 2021 Ambient environmental levels of methamphetamine are sufficient to cause addiction among brown trout. Rafil Kroll-zaidi, Harper's Magazine, 28 Sep. 2021 The bulk of anglers’ catch tends to be 10- to 16-inch brown trout. Matt Wyatt, San Antonio Express-News, 9 Sep. 2021 While not native to North America, brown trout have been widely stocked across the continent for more than a century. jsonline.com, 2 Sep. 2021

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First Known Use of brown trout

1726, in the meaning defined above

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3 Jan 2022

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“Brown trout.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brown%20trout. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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