Caviar



the roe of sturgeon, especially the beluga, or other fish, usually served as an hors d’oeuvre or appetizer.
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noun
the salted roe of sturgeon, esp the beluga, usually served as an hors d’oeuvre
noun acronym
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n.

also caviare, 1550s, from French caviar (16c.), from Italian caviaro (modern caviale) or Turkish khaviar, from Persian khaviyar, from khaya “egg” (from Middle Persian khayak “egg,” from Old Iranian *qvyaka-, diminutive of *avya-, from PIE *owyo-/*oyyo- “egg” see egg (n.)) + dar “bearing.”

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