saibling

noun

saib·​ling
ˈzīpliŋ,
ˈsībl-
plural -s
1
: a char (Salvelinus alpinus) of mountain streams of Europe
2
: sunapee trout

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Saibling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/saibling. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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