gillaroo

noun

gil·​la·​roo
¦gilə¦rü
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

Etymology

Irish Gaelic giolla ruadh, from giolla boy + ruadh red

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“Gillaroo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gillaroo. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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