sea trout


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sea trout \Sea" trout`\ (Zool.)
   (a) Any one of several species of true trouts which descend
       rivers and enter the sea after spawning, as the European
       bull trout and salmon trout, and the eastern American
       spotted trout.
   (b) The common squeteague, and the spotted squeteague.
   (c) A California fish of the family Chiridae, especially
       Hexagrammus decagrammus; -- called also {spotted rock
       trout}. See Rock trout, under Rock.
   (d) A California sciaenoid fish (Cynoscion nobilis); --
       called also white sea bass.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

squeteague \sque*teague"\ (skw[-e]*t[=e]g"), n. [From the North
   American Indian name.] (Zool.)
   An American sciaenoid fish (Cynoscion regalis), abundant on
   the Atlantic coast of the United States, and much valued as a
   food fish. It is of a bright silvery color, with iridescent
   reflections. Called also weakfish, squitee, chickwit,
   and sea trout. The spotted squeteague ({Cynoscion
   nebulosus}) of the Southern United States is a similar fish,
   but the back and upper fins are spotted with black. It is
   called also spotted weakfish and squit, and, locally,
   sea trout, and sea salmon. See also under squitee.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Rock \Rock\, n. [OF. roke, F. roche; cf. Armor. roc'h, and AS.
   rocc.]
   1. A large concreted mass of stony material; a large fixed
      stone or crag. See Stone.
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            Come one, come all! this rock shall fly
            From its firm base as soon as I.      --Sir W.
                                                  Scott.
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   2. (Geol.) Any natural deposit forming a part of the earth's
      crust, whether consolidated or not, including sand, earth,
      clay, etc., when in natural beds.
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   3. That which resembles a rock in firmness; a defense; a
      support; a refuge.
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            The Lord is my rock, and my fortress. --2 Sam. xxii.
                                                  2.
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   4. Fig.: Anything which causes a disaster or wreck resembling
      the wreck of a vessel upon a rock.
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   5. (Zool.) The striped bass. See under Bass.
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   Note: This word is frequently used in the formation of
         self-explaining compounds; as, rock-bound, rock-built,
         rock-ribbed, rock-roofed, and the like.
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   Rock alum. [Probably so called by confusion with F. roche a
      rock.] Same as Roche alum.

   Rock barnacle (Zool.), a barnacle (Balanus balanoides)
      very abundant on rocks washed by tides.

   Rock bass. (Zool.)
      (a) The stripped bass. See under Bass.
      (b) The goggle-eye.
      (c) The cabrilla. Other species are also locally called
          rock bass.

   Rock builder (Zool.), any species of animal whose remains
      contribute to the formation of rocks, especially the
      corals and Foraminifera.

   Rock butter (Min.), native alum mixed with clay and oxide
      of iron, usually in soft masses of a yellowish white
      color, occuring in cavities and fissures in argillaceous
      slate.

   Rock candy, a form of candy consisting of crystals of pure
      sugar which are very hard, whence the name.

   Rock cavy. (Zool.) See Moco.

   Rock cod (Zool.)
      (a) A small, often reddish or brown, variety of the cod
          found about rocks andledges.
      (b) A California rockfish.

   Rock cook. (Zool.)
      (a) A European wrasse (Centrolabrus exoletus).
      (b) A rockling.

   Rock cork (Min.), a variety of asbestus the fibers of which
      are loosely interlaced. It resembles cork in its texture.
      

   Rock crab (Zool.), any one of several species of large
      crabs of the genus C, as the two species of the New
      England coast (Cancer irroratus and Cancer borealis).
      See Illust. under Cancer.

   Rock cress (Bot.), a name of several plants of the cress
      kind found on rocks, as Arabis petraea, Arabis lyrata,
      etc.

   Rock crystal (Min.), limpid quartz. See Quartz, and under
      Crystal.

   Rock dove (Zool.), the rock pigeon; -- called also {rock
      doo}.

   Rock drill, an implement for drilling holes in rock; esp.,
      a machine impelled by steam or compressed air, for
      drilling holes for blasting, etc.

   Rock duck (Zool.), the harlequin duck.

   Rock eel. (Zool.) See Gunnel.

   Rock goat (Zool.), a wild goat, or ibex.

   Rock hopper (Zool.), a penguin of the genus Catarractes.
      See under Penguin.

   Rock kangaroo. (Zool.) See Kangaroo, and Petrogale.

   Rock lobster (Zool.), any one of several species of large
      spinose lobsters of the genera Panulirus and
      Palinurus. They have no large claws. Called also {spiny
      lobster}, and sea crayfish.

   Rock meal (Min.), a light powdery variety of calcite
      occuring as an efflorescence.

   Rock milk. (Min.) See Agaric mineral, under Agaric.

   Rock moss, a kind of lichen; the cudbear. See Cudbear.

   Rock oil. See Petroleum.

   Rock parrakeet (Zool.), a small Australian parrakeet
      (Euphema petrophila), which nests in holes among the
      rocks of high cliffs. Its general color is yellowish olive
      green; a frontal band and the outer edge of the wing
      quills are deep blue, and the central tail feathers bluish
      green.

   Rock pigeon (Zool.), the wild pigeon (Columba livia) Of
      Europe and Asia, from which the domestic pigeon was
      derived. See Illust. under Pigeon.

   Rock pipit. (Zool.) See the Note under Pipit.

   Rock plover. (Zool.)
      (a) The black-bellied, or whistling, plover.
      (b) The rock snipe.

   Rock ptarmigan (Zool.), an arctic American ptarmigan
      (Lagopus rupestris), which in winter is white, with the
      tail and lores black. In summer the males are grayish
      brown, coarsely vermiculated with black, and have black
      patches on the back.

   Rock rabbit (Zool.), the hyrax. See Cony, and Daman.

   Rock ruby (Min.), a fine reddish variety of garnet.

   Rock salt (Min.), cloride of sodium (common salt) occuring
      in rocklike masses in mines; mineral salt; salt dug from
      the earth. In the United States this name is sometimes
      given to salt in large crystals, formed by evaporation
      from sea water in large basins or cavities.

   Rock seal (Zool.), the harbor seal. See Seal.

   Rock shell (Zool.), any species of Murex, Purpura, and
      allied genera.

   Rock snake (Zool.), any one of several large pythons; as,
      the royal rock snake (Python regia) of Africa, and the
      rock snake of India (Python molurus). The Australian
      rock snakes mostly belong to the allied genus Morelia.
      

   Rock snipe (Zool.), the purple sandpiper ({Tringa
      maritima}); -- called also rock bird, rock plover,
      winter snipe.

   Rock soap (Min.), a kind of clay having a smooth, greasy
      feel, and adhering to the tongue.

   Rock sparrow. (Zool.)
      (a) Any one of several species of Old World sparrows of
          the genus Petronia, as Petronia stulla, of Europe.
      (b) A North American sparrow (Pucaea ruficeps).

   Rock tar, petroleum.

   Rock thrush (Zool.), any Old World thrush of the genus
      Monticola, or Petrocossyphus; as, the European rock
      thrush (Monticola saxatilis), and the blue rock thrush
      of India (Monticola cyaneus), in which the male is blue
      throughout.

   Rock tripe (Bot.), a kind of lichen ({Umbilicaria
      Dillenii}) growing on rocks in the northen parts of
      America, and forming broad, flat, coriaceous, dark fuscous
      or blackish expansions. It has been used as food in cases
      of extremity.

   Rock trout (Zool.), any one of several species of marine
      food fishes of the genus Hexagrammus, family Chiradae,
      native of the North Pacific coasts; -- called also {sea
      trout}, boregat, bodieron, and starling.

   Rock warbler (Zool.), a small Australian singing bird
      (Origma rubricata) which frequents rocky ravines and
      water courses; -- called also cataract bird.

   Rock wren (Zool.), any one of several species of wrens of
      the genus Salpinctes, native of the arid plains of Lower
      California and Mexico.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Trout \Trout\ (trout), n. [AS. truht, L. tructa, tructus; akin
   to Gr. trw`kths a sea fish with sharp teeth, fr. trw`gein to
   gnaw.]
   1. (Zool.) Any one of numerous species of fishes belonging to
      Salmo, Salvelinus, and allied genera of the family
      Salmonidae. They are highly esteemed as game fishes and
      for the quality of their flesh. All the species breed in
      fresh water, but after spawning many of them descend to
      the sea if they have an opportunity.
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   Note: The most important European species are the river, or
         brown, trout (Salmo fario), the salmon trout, and the
         sewen. The most important American species are the
         brook, speckled, or red-spotted, trout ({Salvelinus
         fontinalis}) of the Northern United States and Canada;
         the red-spotted trout, or Dolly Varden (see Malma);
         the lake trout (see Namaycush); the black-spotted,
         mountain, or silver, trout (Salmo purpuratus); the
         golden, or rainbow, trout (see under Rainbow); the
         blueback trout (see Oquassa); and the salmon trout
         (see under Salmon.) The European trout has been
         introduced into America.
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   2. (Zool.) Any one of several species of marine fishes more
      or less resembling a trout in appearance or habits, but
      not belonging to the same family, especially the
      California rock trouts, the common squeteague, and the
      southern, or spotted, squeteague; -- called also
      salt-water trout, sea trout, shad trout, and {gray
      trout}. See Squeteague, and Rock trout under Rock.
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   Trout perch (Zool.), a small fresh-water American fish
      (Percopsis guttatus), allied to the trout, but
      resembling a perch in its scales and mouth.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bull trout \Bull" trout`\ (Zool.)
   (a) In England, a large salmon trout of several species, as
       Salmo trutta and Salmo Cambricus, which ascend
       rivers; -- called also sea trout.
   (b) Salvelinus malma of California and Oregon; -- called
       also Dolly Varden trout and red-spotted trout.
   (c) The huso or salmon of the Danube.
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