cutthroat trout

noun

Definition of cutthroat trout

  1. :  a large spotted trout (Oncorhynchus clarki synonym Salmo clarki) chiefly of northwestern North America that has reddish streaks on the integument of the lower jaw —called also cutthroat

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First Known Use of cutthroat trout

circa 1891


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