Definition of rawner in English:

rawner

(also rawener, rowner)

Pronunciation /ˈrɔːnə/

noun

Scottish
  • A female salmon, especially a mature adult bearing roe; (in later use) specifically one which has not spawned at the usual time and is found still carrying roe in spring.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in John Jamieson (1759–1838), antiquary and philologist. From rawn + -er.