sea trout

noun

Definition of sea trout

1 : any of various trouts or chars that as adults inhabit the sea but ascend rivers to spawn
2 : any of various marine fishes resembling trouts: such as

Examples of sea trout in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Must haves include the addictive potato chips with sour cream and sea trout Roe, the velvety roasted carrot hummus, the juicy Whippoorwill Burger with Grafton cheddar, and a local cheese plate. William Li, Town & Country, "Perfect Long Weekend Destinations Just Outside New York City," 5 Oct. 2020 Oysters are a keystone species, filtering water and building out reefs that reduce erosion while supporting a vibrant habitat for sea trout, red drum, crabs and an abundance of other marine life. Zachary T. Sampson, orlandosentinel.com, "To save the Apalachicola Bay oyster beds, state shuts them down," 10 Aug. 2020 Below me, the redfish and sea trout rocket around thick beds of marine turtle grass, making their own hunt for nourishment. Southern Living, "The Ultimate Guide to the Great Calusa Blueway," 12 July 2020 Many stripers, bluefish and sea trout are undersized and should be released quickly and carefully. Bill May, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, "Bill May: Putting together some fall fishing plans," 13 Oct. 2019 That said, most anglers who are shopping for a saltwater fly and reel combo are going to go after inshore fish—bluefish, striped bass, sea trout, redfish—instead of big offshore fish such as mahi and marlin. The Editors, Field & Stream, "Three Keys to Selecting a Fly Rod and Reel Combo," 2 Apr. 2020 Those waters hold stripers, bluefish, flounder, sea trout, redfish, snook, and many other species. The Editors, Field & Stream, "Three Keys to Selecting Your Next Spinning Reel," 6 Mar. 2020 Chufy’s pals, including Olivia Palmero, Roopal Patel, and Sophie Auster, dined out on inventive dishes like Swiss chard and beef empanadas and sea trout ceviche paired with crispy wontons. Zachary Weiss, Vogue, "A Peruvian-Japanese Holiday Bash Ended with Karaoke at the SoHo Home of Sofia Sanchez de Betak," 13 Dec. 2019 The haul on a trip with his grandson Zane in April: five triggerfish and a sea trout. Dawn Gilbertson, azcentral, "Beyond the beach in Rocky Point, Mexico: 6 things to do in Puerto Penasco," 25 June 2018

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First Known Use of sea trout

1661, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Sea trout.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sea%20trout. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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