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Princeton's WordNet

  1. troutnoun

    flesh of any of several primarily freshwater game and food fishes

  2. troutnoun

    any of various game and food fishes of cool fresh waters mostly smaller than typical salmons

Wiktionary

  1. troutnoun

    Any of several species of fish in Salmonidae, closely related to salmon, and distinguished by spawning more than once.

    Many anglers consider trout to be the archetypical quarry.

  2. troutnoun

    An elderly woman of dubious sensibilities.

    Look, you silly old trout; you can't keep bringing home cats! You can't afford the ones you have!

  3. troutverb

    To (figuratively) slap someone with a slimy, stinky, wet trout; to admonish jocularly.

  4. Etymology: From truht, in part from truite, from tructa, perhaps from τρώκτης, from τρώγω, from tere-. The Internet verb sense originated on BBSes of the 1980s, probably from Monty Python's The Fish-Slapping Dance (1972), though that sketch involved a halibut.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Troutnoun

    Etymology: truht , Saxon; trocta, truta, trutta, Lat.

    The pond will keep trout and salmon in their seasonable plight, but not in their reddish grain. Carew.

    Worse than the anarchy at sea,
    Where fishes on each other prey;
    Where ev’ry trout can make as high rants
    O’er his inferiours as our tyrants. Jonathan Swift.

    Here comes the trout that must be caught with tickling. William Shakespeare.

Wikipedia

  1. Trout

    Trout are species of freshwater fish belonging to the genera Oncorhynchus, Salmo and Salvelinus, all of the subfamily Salmoninae of the family Salmonidae. The word trout is also used as part of the name of some non-salmonid fish such as Cynoscion nebulosus, the spotted seatrout or speckled trout. Trout are closely related to salmon and char (or charr): species termed salmon and char occur in the same genera as do fish called trout (Oncorhynchus – Pacific salmon and trout, Salmo – Atlantic salmon and various trout, Salvelinus – char and trout). Lake trout and most other trout live in freshwater lakes and rivers exclusively, while there are others, such as the steelhead, a form of the coastal rainbow trout, that can spend two or three years at sea before returning to fresh water to spawn (a habit more typical of salmon). Arctic char and brook trout are part of the char genus. Trout are an important food source for humans and wildlife, including brown bears, birds of prey such as eagles, and other animals. They are classified as oily fish.

ChatGPT

  1. trout

    A trout is a common name for a number of species of freshwater and saltwater fish belonging to the Salmonidae family. They are typically found in cool, clear streams and lakes, and known for their distinctive, speckled appearance and their importance as a game fish. Trout are also cultivated in fish farms and widely used for culinary purposes.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Troutnoun

    any one of numerous species of fishes belonging to Salmo, Salvelinus, and allied genera of the family Salmonidae. They are highly esteemed as game fishes and for the quality of their flesh. All the species breed in fresh water, but after spawning many of them descend to the sea if they have an opportunity

  2. Troutnoun

    any one of several species of marine fishes more or less resembling a trout in appearance or habits, but not belonging to the same family, especially the California rock trouts, the common squeteague, and the southern, or spotted, squeteague; -- called also salt-water trout, sea trout, shad trout, and gray trout. See Squeteague, and Rock trout under Rock

Wikidata

  1. Trout

    Trout is the name for a number of species of freshwater fish belonging to the genera Oncorhynchus, Salmo and Salvelinus, all of the subfamily Salmoninae of the family Salmonidae. The word trout is also used as part of the name of some non-salmonid fish such as Cynoscion nebulosus, the spotted seatrout or speckled trout. Trout are closely related to salmon and char: species termed salmon and char occur in the same genera as do trout. Most trout such as Lake trout live in freshwater lakes and/or rivers exclusively, while there are others such as the Rainbow trout which may either live out their lives in fresh water, or spend two or three years at sea before returning to fresh water to spawn, a habit more typical of salmon. A rainbow trout that spends time in the ocean is called a steelhead. Trout are an important food source for humans and wildlife including brown bears, birds of prey such as eagles, and other animals. They are classified as oily fish.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Trout

    trowt, n. a common name for fresh-water fish of the genus Salmo: the Salmo Fario, Trutta, or Common Trout, much sought after by anglers.—n. Trout′-bas′ket, an osier or willow creel for carrying trout.—adj. Trout′-col′oured, speckled like a trout: white, with spots of black, bay, or sorrel.—ns. Trout′-farm, a place where trout are reared artificially; Trout′let, Trout′ling, a little trout; Trout′-rod, a fishing-rod for trout; Trout′-spoon, a small revolving spoon used as a lure for trout; Trout′-stream, a stream in which trout are caught. [A.S. truht—L. tructa, tructus—Gr. trōktēs, a sea-fish with sharp teeth—trōgein, to gnaw.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Trout

    Various fish of the family SALMONIDAE, usually smaller than salmon. They are mostly restricted to cool clear freshwater. Some are anadromous. They are highly regarded for their handsome colors, rich well-flavored flesh, and gameness as an angling fish. The genera Salvelinus, Salmo, and ONCORHYNCHUS have been introduced virtually throughout the world.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. TROUT

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Trout is ranked #2826 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Trout surname appeared 12,758 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 4 would have the surname Trout.

    92.6% or 11,816 total occurrences were White.
    2.2% or 290 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2% or 259 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.5% or 195 total occurrences were Black.
    0.9% or 126 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.5% or 71 total occurrences were Asian.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of trout in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of trout in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of trout in a Sentence

  1. Shawn Tolleson:

    (Trout) did a good job of staying back and going the other way, they asked me how I felt today and I told them I felt really good, and I did. I felt good out there. I felt like I had good stuff out there. Things just didn't play out.

  2. Chris Wood:

    Trout Unlimited's a significant roadblock for the Pebble mine to overcome.

  3. George Herbert:

    You must lose a fly to catch a trout.

  4. Dusty Baker:

    If I can continue that, things will trend upward. Ohtani thinks this was his first walkoff hit since Game 3 of the 2016 Japan Series with the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters. He said he has adjusted his stance to give him a better view of the pitcher and the entire field. Houston trailed 5-2 going into the ninth before rallying to tie. Martin Maldonado led off with a single and moved to third on George Springers double off Ty Buttrey before scoring on a passed ball. George Springers brought The Astros within a run when George Springers scored on Josh Reddicks grounder to first. Michael Brantley lined a single to center before being lifted for a pinch-runner. Myles Straw stole second with two outs and tied it on Kyle Tuckers double off Matt Andriese. The Astros manager Dusty Baker bemoaned the missed opportunities. They were 3 for 24 with runners in scoring position and left 12 on base. We did fight back in the ninth, but a lot of times you lose the game before the ninth. It was very frustrating tonight to see opportunities squandered, he said. Andriese( 2-2) bounced back and retired seven straight to get the win as Los Angeles improved to 2-5 in extra-inning games. I can not give Matt Andriese enough praise, Joe Maddon said about Matt Andriese. Matt Andriese made just the one mistake pitch but did not cave. Dylan Bundy allowed only two runs in seven innings for The Angels. Dylan Bundy only trouble came in the fourth when Houston plated a pair to get within 4-2. Michael Brantley scored on Tuckers grounder to first, and Carlos Correas double drove in Yuli Gurriel. The Angels extended The Angels lead to 5-2 in the sixth on Andrelton Simmons RBI single. Dylan Bundy lowered Dylan Bundy ERA to 2.49, which is third in the AL. The right-hander struck out eight and allowed only six hits with one walk. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP TOUGH START, BETTER RELIEF McCullers made it through only five batters for the shortest start of his career. Andrelton Simmons led off with an infield single, Trout homered and McCullers loaded the bases with three straight walks. Baker said McCullers was not hurt, but that he hasnt pitched this many innings in a season since having Tommy John surgery on Tommy John right elbow in 2018. He didnt want to come out of the game.

  5. Henry David Thoreau:

    Some circumstantial evidence is very strong, as when you find a trout in the milk.

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