Definition of trout noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//traʊt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//traʊt//
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  1. 1 [countable, uncountable] (pl. trout) a common freshwater fish that is used for food. There are several types of trout. rainbow trout trout fishing Shall we have trout for dinner? The trout spawn in late summer or autumn. the collapse of sea trout stocks See related entries: Fish
  2. 2[countable, usually singular] (also old trout) (informal, disapproving) a bad-tempered or annoying old woman
  3. Word Originlate Old English truht, from late Latin tructa, based on Greek trōgein ‘gnaw’.
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