Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
BEERAN, BIORAN, n. A small trout. [′birən]
Sth. 1933 ,
Bioran alone is used by boys in Badenoch, and here round about Dornoch, for small trout fry, etc., about the size and not unlike the shape of a stickleback. Inv. 1898 H.E.F. in E.D.D.:
Beeran. In common use.
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