golden trout


: a brightly colored golden-yellow trout (Oncorhynchus aguabonita synonym Salmo aguabonita) with red markings on the sides and belly that is native to waters of the southern Sierra Nevada but has been introduced in other upland waters of western North America

Examples of golden trout in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Tuck into onion cooked in ash with Sasso Nero cheese or marinated golden trout fish with a silky yolk sauce and poppy seeds. Jemima Sissons, Condé Nast Traveler, 9 Apr. 2024 In 1955, a hatchery in West Virginia successfully combined the common rainbow trout with the California golden trout. Joe Cermele, Outdoor Life, 17 Apr. 2023 The palomino trout is a hybrid cross of a rainbow trout and a California golden trout. Joe Cermele, Outdoor Life, 17 Apr. 2023 Chef Harveen Khera serves a whole golden trout and stuffs it with sprouted beans. Magdalena O'Neal, Sunset Magazine, 25 Mar. 2022 Maryland’s fall trout stocking program traditionally starts up in early October as crews supplement many of our streams and smaller lakes with rainbow, brown and golden trout. Jim Gronaw, Baltimore Sun, 14 Nov. 2022 Over the next year, the friends from Oakton, Va., traveled across the country in Luke’s mom’s Honda minivan, from Maine (Atlantic salmon) to California (golden trout) to Hawaii (humuhumunukunukuāpua’a). Washington Post, 18 Aug. 2021 To lure the veteran ice anglers, also stocked this year have been good numbers of trophy brook, brown and golden trout. cleveland, 11 Feb. 2021 To make the stockings memorable, a few trophy brook, brown and golden trout had been included. cleveland, 17 Dec. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1945, in the meaning defined above

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“Golden trout.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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