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

a : weakfish sense 1

b : spotted sea trout

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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 Those fish included sea trout, red drum (redfish), red snapper, Southern flounder, black drum, catfish and croaker. Greg Morago, Houston Chronicle, "Houston restaurants, fish markets cited for illegally purchasing game fish," 17 Apr. 2018 Saltwater fishing for tarpon, cobia, redfish and sea trout is also available in the spring and summer. Smithsonian, "Discover Palmetto Bluff’s great outdoors," 1 Apr. 2018 The winter menu has a crudo section and dishes like crispy sunchokes with puntarelle, chestnut tagliatelle with duck ragù and duck offal, and Icelandic sea trout with pickled fennel and horseradish. Florence Fabricant, New York Times, "Legacy Records Lends Several Dining Options to Hudson Yards," 20 Feb. 2018 Before Irma, Randy Rogers and Chuck Anderson, retirees, neighbors and fishing buddies, were accustomed to taking their identical 22-foot Hurricane deck boats out on the Caloosahatchee River in Fort Myers in pursuit of sea trout, redfish and snook. Audra D. S. Burch And Jess Bidgood, New York Times, "Florida Is No Stranger to Hurricanes, but This Is Different," 10 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of sea trout

1661, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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