noun Etymology: irregular from salmon + -let Date: 1655 parr

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  • Samlet — Sam let, n. [Cf. {Salmonet}.] The parr. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • samlet — [sam′lit] n. [< SALMON + LET] a young salmon …   English World dictionary

  • samlet — Parr Parr (p[aum]r), n. [Cf. Gael. & Ir. bradan a salmon.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A young salmon in the stage when it has dark transverse bands; called also {samlet}, {skegger}, and {fingerling}. (b) A young leveret. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • samlet — noun /ˈsamlət/ A young salmon. Demon popped into his mouth a last morsel of black bread with elastic samlet, gulped down a last pony of vodka and took his place at the table with Marina facing him across its oblong length …   Wiktionary

  • samlet — a young salmon …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • samlet — /sam lit/, n. a young salmon. [1645 55; SA(L)M(ON) + LET] * * * …   Universalium

  • samlet — sam·let || sæmlɪt n. young salmon that feeds in fresh water …   English contemporary dictionary

  • samlet — sam·let …   English syllables

  • samlet — sam•let [[t]ˈsæm lɪt[/t]] n. ich a young salmon • Etymology: 1645–55; sa (l) m (on) + let …   From formal English to slang

  • samlet — /ˈsæmlət/ (say samluht) noun a young salmon. {syncopated and dissimilated variant of salmonet, from salmon + et} …  

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