/steel"hed'/, n., pl. steelheads, (esp. collectively) steelhead.
a silvery rainbow trout that migrates to the sea before returning to fresh water to spawn.
[1580-90; STEEL + HEAD]

* * *

      saltwater form of rainbow trout (q.v.).

* * *

Universalium. 2010.

Игры ⚽ Поможем написать курсовую

Look at other dictionaries:

  • steelhead — ☆ steelhead [stēl′hed΄ ] n. pl. steelhead or steelheads a rainbow trout that has returned from the sea …   English World dictionary

  • Steelhead — Steel head ( h[e^]d ), n. 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A North Pacific salmon ({Salmo Gairdneri}) found from Northern California to Siberia; called also {hardhead}, and {preestl}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) The ruddy duck. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Steelhead — Regenbogenforelle Regenbogenforelle (Oncorhynchus mykiss) Systematik Unterklasse: Strahlenflosser (Actinopterygii) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • steelhead — noun (plural steelhead; also steelheads) Date: circa 1882 an anadromous rainbow trout called also steelhead trout …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • steelhead — noun The anadromous form of the rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss Syn: steelhead salmon …   Wiktionary

  • Steelhead Beach Regional Park — is a regional park on the Russian River north of Forestville, California, U.S.A. that is maintained by the Sonoma County Regional Parks Department. It covers an area of convert|26|acre|ha|0|abbr=on at coord|38.5| 122.9| on the north side of River …   Wikipedia

  • Steelhead Provincial Park — is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada …   Wikipedia

  • steelhead trout — noun see steelhead …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • steelhead trout — vaivorykštinis upėtakis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Parasalmo gairdneri; Salmo gairdneri angl. rainbow trout; steelhead trout rus. радужная форель; стальноголовый лосось ryšiai: platesnis terminas …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • steelhead trout — noun see steelhead 1 …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”