plural -s
: an Irish trout (Salmo stomachicus) in which the distal part of the stomach has thickened walls resembling a gizzard and serving to crush the shells of freshwater mollusks

Word History


Irish Gaelic giolla ruadh, from giolla boy + ruadh red

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“Gillaroo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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