Definition of Steelhead

1. n. A North Pacific salmon (Salmo Gairdneri) found from Northern California to Siberia; -- called also hardhead, and preesil.



Definition of Steelhead

1. Noun. The anadromous form of the rainbow trout, ''Oncorhynchus mykiss'' ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Steelhead

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Steelhead

steel plant
steel plate
steel production
steel rim
steel rims
steel trap
steel wheel
steel wheels
steel wool
steelbow
steelbows
steeld
steeled
steeler
steelers
steelhead (current term)
steelheads
steelie
steelier
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steelily
steeliness
steelinesses
steeling
steelings
steelmaker
steelmakers
steelmaking
steelmakings

Literary usage of Steelhead

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1. Salmon and Trout by Dean Sage (1902)
"CHAPTER IV SALMON-TROUTS CONTINUED — THE steelhead SERIES — TYPICAL steelhead — KAMLOOPS TROUT — BLUEBACK TROUT OF LAKE CRESCENT, WASHINGTON—SPECKLED TROUT ..."

2. The Pacific Monthly by William Bittle Wells, Lute Pease, Charles Erskine Scott Wood (1906)
"The steelhead is sometimes called Salmon trout, and this name is not inappropriate. ... From the other trout, the steelhead is best known by its short head, ..."

3. The Days of a Man: Being Memories of a Naturalist, Teacher, and Minor by David Starr Jordan (1922)
"At the little village of Nass Bay hundreds of steelhead averaging ... huge William Hogan, six feet six in Nass River and the steelhead Prince Rupert Father ..."

4. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"The steelhead docs not die after spawning, as all the Pacific salmon do. It is thought by some anglers that the young fish hatched in the brooks from eggs ..."

5. American Food and Game Fishes: A Popular Account of All the Species Found in by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann (1902)
"KEY TO SPECIES OF steelhead TROUT SERIES! a. Scales rather small, averaging 150 to IS5- b. Sides bright silvery, usually with a broad flesh-coloured or rosy ..."

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