Meaning of “trout” in the English Dictionary

"trout" in British English

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uk /traʊt/ 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 produce its eggs, that is a popular food:

Thousands of young salmon and trout have been killed by pollution.
The lake is famous for its trout fishing.

[ U ] the flesh of this fish eaten as food:

I had some perfectly cooked trout.

(Definition of “trout” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"trout" in American English

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troutnoun [ C ]

us /trɑʊt/ plural trout

a fish found in both rivers and the sea that is a very popular food:

Fish farmers raise trout in refrigerated tanks.

(Definition of “trout” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)