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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lake′ trout`(n.)

  1. a large, fork-tailed char, Salvelinus namaycush, of N North American lakes.

    Category: Ichthyology

Origin of lake trout:

1660–70

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lake trout(noun)

    flesh of large trout of northern lakes

  2. lake trout, salmon trout, Salvelinus namaycush(noun)

    large fork-tailed trout of lakes of Canada and the northern United States

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  1. Lake trout

    Lake trout is a freshwater char living mainly in lakes in northern North America. Other names for it include mackinaw, lake char, touladi, togue, and grey trout. In Lake Superior, it can also be variously known as siscowet, paperbelly and lean. The lake trout is prized both as a game fish and as a food fish.

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