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"trout" in British English

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troutnoun

uk   us   /traʊt/
  • trout noun (FISH)

[C or U] (plural trout or trouts) a ​fish that ​lives in ​rivers and ​lakes, or ​lives in the ​sea but ​returns to ​rivers to ​produceitseggs, that is a ​popularfood: Thousands of ​youngsalmon and trout have been ​killed by ​pollution. The ​lake is ​famous for ​its trout fishing. [U] the ​flesh of this ​fisheaten as ​food: I had some ​perfectlycooked trout.
  • trout noun (PERSON)

[C] (plural trouts) UK informal an ​oldperson, ​especially a woman, who is ​unpleasant or not ​attractive: She's a ​miserable old trout who ​complains about everything.
(Definition of trout from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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troutnoun [C]

 us   /trɑʊt/ (plural trout)
a ​fishfound in both ​rivers and the ​sea that is a very ​popularfood: Fish farmers ​raise trout in ​refrigeratedtanks.
(Definition of trout from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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