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lean (trout)

Definition:

a large fork-tailed trout of lakes of Canada and the northern United States

Class:

animal noun (animals and microorganisms)

Plural:

leans

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Example:

lake trout

Synonyms:

Salvelinus namaycush [species] | grey trout | lake char [American spelling] | lake charr [British/Canadian spelling] | lake trout | Mackinaw trout | mackinaw trout | namaycush | paperbelly [Lake Superior] | salmon trout | siscowet [Lake Superior] | togue | touladi | S. namaycush [abbreviation, species]

Etymology:

[verb] Old English hleonian "to bend, recline, lie down, rest", from ... |...
(Source: Online Etymology)  [more]

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Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Lake trout | mackinaw | lake char | charr | touladi | togue | grey trout | siscowet | paperbelly | ...

a freshwater char living mainly in lakes in northern North America. Other names for it include mackinaw, lake char, touladi, togue, and grey trout. In Lake Superior, it can also be variously known as siscowet, paperbelly and lean. The lake trout is... (42 of 934 words, 3 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Lake trout

Britannica Encyclopedia:

lake trout [fish] | Mackinaw Trout, Great Lakes Trout, or Salmon Trout [synonym] | Salvelinus namaycush [species]

large, voracious char, family Salmonidae, widely distributed from northern Canada and Alaska, U.S., south to New England and the Great Lakes basin. ... (22 of 166 words, 1 image)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/328222​/lake-trout

Collins Dictionary:

namaycush | Salvelinus namaycush [species]

a North American freshwater fish also known as the lake trout (11 of 187 words, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/namaycush

Merriam-Webster:

mackinaw trout | Mackinaw trout | lake trout | mackinaw | Salvelinus namaycush [species]

a large dark North American char that is an important commercial food fish in northern lakes (16 of 46 words)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/mackinaw trout

New World Dictionary:

lake trout | Salvelinus namaycush [species, sense-specific]

[United States] a large gray trout of deep lakes of the northern United States and Canada | any of several other species of trout found in lakes (26 of 27 words, 2 definitions)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/lake-trout

Random House Dictionary:

lake trout | Salvelinus namaycush [species]

a large, fork-tailed trout of the lakes of Canada and the northern U.S., valued as a food and game fish. (20 of 24 words)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/lake-trout

American Heritage Dictionary:

lake trout | Mackinaw trout | namaycush | togue | Salvelinus namaycush [species]

A freshwater food and game fish "(Salvelinus namaycush") of the Great Lakes. (12 of 21 words)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/lake-trout

Wiktionary:

mackinaw trout | mackinaw trouts [plural] | Salvelinus namaycush [species]

The North American lake trout, Salvelinus namaycush. (7 of 8 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/mackinaw trout

Oxford Dictionary:

lake trout | Salvelinus namaycush [species, sense-specific]

any of a number of fishes of the salmon family, which live in large lakes and are highly prized as a game fish and as food | a European brown trout of ... (31 of 62 words, 3 definitions)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/lake-trout

Cambridge Dictionary:

salmon trout

a large trout which has pink flesh and looks like a salmon (12 of 17 words)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/salmon-trout

Macmillan British Dictionary:

lean | leaned [past tense] | leant [past tense] | leaning [present participle] | leans [3rd-person singular present]

[intransitive] to move your body so it's closer to or further from someone or something, for example by bending at the waist | [intransitive] to stand ... (25 of 203 words, 3 definitions, 10 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/lean

lean [adjective] | leaner [comparative] | leanest [superlative]

thin and looking physically fit and healthy | lean meat has very little fat in it | a lean business spends as little money and employs as few workers ... (27 of 112 words, 5 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/lean 22

lean [noun]

[uncountable] meat that has very little fat in it | [singular, uncountable] a slope, or an angle (16 of 21 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

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Columbia Encyclopedia:

salmon | char | trout | whitefish

member of the Salmonidae, a family of marine fish that spawn in freshwater, including the salmons, the trouts, and the chars. Many authorities place ... (24 of 83 words, pronunciation)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/sci​/A​0843247​.html

Encarta Dictionary:

lake trout | mackinaw trout [fish, sense-specific] | togue [fish, United States] | togues [fish, United States, plural]

a fish of the salmon family. Native to: deep North American lakes. Latin name Salvelinus namayacush. | Same as brown trout (20 of 36 words, 2 definitions)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861692959​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Online Etymology:

lean

Origin: [verb] Old English hleonian "to bend, recline, lie down, rest", from ... | [adjective] "thin, spare, with little flesh or fat", Old English ... (22 of 201 etymology words)

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=lean

Wiktionary:

lean | leaned [past tense] | leant [British, past tense] | leaning [present participle] | leans [3rd-person singular present]

Origin: Middle English lenen ("to lean"), from Old English hleonian, hlinian ("to lean, recline, lie down,... | Middle English lene ("lean"), from Old English hlǣne ("lean"), perhaps from Old English hlǣnan ("to... (30 of 96 etymology words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/lean

New World Dictionary:

lean | leant [British, past tense] | leaned [British, past tense] | leaning [present participle]

Origin: Middle English lenen from Old English hlinian, to lean, ... | Middle English lene from Old English hlæne, probably akin to ... (20 of 48 etymology words)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/lean

Collins Dictionary:

lean | Lean

Origin: Old English hleonian, hlinian; related to Old High German hlinēn, Latin clīnāre to incline | Old English hlǣne, of Germanic origin

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/lean

American Heritage Dictionary:

lean | leaned [past tense] | leaning [present participle] | leans [3rd-person singular present] | leaner [comparative] | leanest [superlative]

Origin: Middle English lenen, from Old English hleonian; see klei- in Indo-European roots. | Middle English lene, from Old English hlǣne.

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/lean

Oxford Dictionary:

lean [entry 1] | leaned [chiefly, past tense] | leant [chiefly, past tense] | lean against/on | lean something against/on

Origin: Old English hleonian, hlinian, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch leunen and German lehnen, from an Indo-European root ... (18 of 25 etymology words)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/lean

lean [entry 2]

Origin: Old English hlǣne, of Germanic origin

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/lean--2

Merriam-Webster:

lean [entry 1, verb] | leaned [past tense] | leaning [present participle]

First use: before 12th century

Origin: Middle English lenen, from Old English hleonian; akin to Old High German hlinēn to lean, Greek klinein, Latin clinare

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/lean

lean [entry 3, adjective]

First use: before 12th century

Origin: Middle English lene, from Old English hlǣne

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Encarta Dictionary:

lean [entry 1] | leaned [past tense] | leaning [present participle] | leans [3rd-person singular present]

Origin: Old English hleonian from Indo-European, "slope"

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861625451​/definition​.html  [offline]

lean [entry 2] | leaner [comparative] | leanest [superlative]

Origin: Old English hlǣne from Germanic

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861625452​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Wiktionary:

lean | leaned [past tense] | leant [British, past tense] | leaning [present participle] | leans [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "lean"

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/lean

Collins Dictionary:

lean | Lean

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "lean"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/lean

Macmillan British Dictionary:

lean | leaned [past tense] | leant [past tense] | leaning [present participle] | leans [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "lean"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/lean

lean [adjective] | leaner [comparative] | leanest [superlative]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "lean"

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lean [noun]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "lean"

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Macmillan American Dictionary:

lean [verb] | leaned [past tense] | leaning [present participle] | leans [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "lean"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/lean

lean [adjective] | leaner [comparative] | leanest [superlative]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "lean"

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Cambridge Dictionary:

lean [entry 1, British] | leaned [past tense] | leant [past tense]

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "lean"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "lean"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/lean 1

the Free Dictionary:

Lean

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "Lean"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "Lean"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "Lean" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/Lean

Google Dictionary:

lean | leans [plural] | leant [past tense] | leaned [past tense] | leaning [present participle] | leaner [comparative] | leanest [superlative]

Audio: English pronunciation of "lean"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

lean

Audio: North American pronunciation of "lean"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=lean​0001 word=lean

Lean

Audio: North American pronunciation of "Lean"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=bixlea​04 word=Lean

YourDictionary Audio:

lean

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "lean" by speech synthesizer

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freedictionary.org:

Lean

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "Lean" by speech synthesizer

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