saib·​ling | \ ˈzīpliŋ, ˈsībl- \
plural -s

Definition of saibling

1 : a char (Salvelinus alpinus) of mountain streams of Europe
2 : sunapee trout

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History and Etymology for saibling

German, from German dialect (Bavaria), alteration of sälmling, from salm salmon (from Old High German salmo, from Latin) + -ling

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“Saibling.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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