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Dolly Varden \Dol"ly Var"den\

  1. A character in Dickens's novel ``Barnaby Rudge,'' a beautiful, lively, and coquettish girl who wore a cherry-colored mantle and cherry-colored ribbons.

  2. A style of light, bright-figured dress goods for women; also, a style of dress.

    Dolly Varden trout (Zo["o]l.), a trout of northwest America; -- called also bull trout, malma, and red-spotted trout. See Malma.


malma \mal"ma\, n. (Zo["o]l.) A spotted trout ( Salvelinus malma), inhabiting Northern America, west of the Rocky Mountains; -- called also Dolly Varden trout, bull trout, red-spotted trout, and golet.


Malma may refer to:

  • Dolly Varden trout, also known as Salvelinus malma malma
  • Malma, Nepal

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