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rainbow trout

a trout, Salmo gairdnerii, native in the coastal waters and streams from Baja California to Alaska, used as a food and game fish.
Origin of rainbow trout
1880-85, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for rainbow trout
  • She served cantaloupe soup, poached rainbow trout and strawberries with sour cream.
  • He remembers ten-inch rainbow trout: planters for the tourists.
  • The rainbow trout, another nonnative fish, also counts toward the trout creel limit.
  • If you are after rainbow trout, spring and fall offer prime fishing.
  • Reservations include private fly-fishing practice in three privately-owned rainbow trout-stocked ponds.
  • Excursions aim to catch wild rainbow trout, brown trout, cutthroat trout and brookies.
  • rainbow trout are the primary catch of the day and fishing gear can be rented at the park office.
  • Less adventuresome diners might prefer fresh rainbow trout with a citrus-piñon butter sauce or roasted vegetable lasagna.
  • rainbow trout are also present during the sucker spawn.
  • The rainbow trout has always been known as a great sport fish.
British Dictionary definitions for rainbow trout

rainbow trout

a freshwater trout of North American origin, Salmo gairdneri, having a body marked with many black spots and two longitudinal red stripes
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