from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A freshwater food and game fish (Salvelinus namaycush) of the Great Lakes. Also called Mackinaw trout, namaycush, togue.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A large species of trout found in lakes in North America, Salvelinus namaycush

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. any one of several species of trout and salmon; in Europe, esp. Salmo fario; in the United States, esp. Salvelinus namaycush of the Great Lakes, and of various lakes in New York, Eastern Maine, and Canada. A large variety of brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis), inhabiting many lakes in New England, is also called lake trout. See Namaycush.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The common salmon-trout of western North America, Salmo purpuratus; the Rocky Mountain brook-trout; the Yellowstone trout.
  • n. The Mackinaw trout, Salvelinus namaycush, more fully called the great lake-trout; the longe of Vermont; the togue of Maine.
  • n. A fish, Galaxias auratus, of the family Galaxidæ, found in Tasmania.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. large fork-tailed trout of lakes of Canada and the northern United States
  • n. flesh of large trout of northern lakes


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