Grayling vs Trout - What's the difference?

grayling | trout |


As a noun grayling

is any freshwater fish of the genus thymallus'' or specifically ''thymallus thymallus , of the salmon family, having a large dorsal fin.

As a proper noun trout is

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grayling

English

Noun

(en-noun)
  • Any freshwater fish of the genus Thymallus'' or specifically ''Thymallus thymallus , of the salmon family, having a large dorsal fin.
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  • A species of butterfly, , of the family Nymphalidae.
  • Anagrams

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    trout

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia trout) (en-noun)
  • Any of several species of fish in Salmonidae, closely related to salmon, and distinguished by spawning more than once.
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  • An elderly woman of dubious sensibilities.
  • Derived terms

    * brown trout * rainbow trout * salmon trout * Sevan trout

    Verb

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