the mass of eggs, or spawn, within the ovarian membrane of the female fish.
the milt or sperm of the male fish.
the eggs of any of various crustaceans, as the coral of the lobster.
noun, plural roes (especially collectively) roe.
return on equity.
Also called hard roe. the ovary of a female fish filled with mature eggs
Also called soft roe. the testis of a male fish filled with mature sperm
the ripe ovary of certain crustaceans, such as the lobster
noun (pl) roes, roe
short for roe deer
(law) Richard Roe, (formerly) the defendant in a fictitious action, Doe versus Roe, to test a point of law See also Doe (sense 1)
The eggs of a fish, often together with the membrane of the ovary in which they are held.
residue on evaporation
return on equity
(Heb. tsebi), properly the gazelle (Arab. ghazal), permitted for food (Deut. 14:5; comp. Deut. 12:15, 22; 15:22; 1 Kings 4:23), noted for its swiftness and beauty and grace of form (2 Sam. 2:18; 1 Chr. 12:8; Cant. 2:9; 7:3; 8:14). The gazelle (Gazella dorcas) is found in great numbers in Palestine. “Among the gray hills of Galilee it is still ‘the roe upon the mountains of Bether,’ and I have seen a little troop of gazelles feeding on the Mount of Olives close to Jerusalem itself” (Tristram). The Hebrew word (‘ayyalah) in Prov. 5: 19 thus rendered (R.V., “doe”), is properly the “wild she-goat,” the mountain goat, the ibex. (See 1 Sam. 24:2; Ps. 104:18; Job 39:1.)
noun 1. John Augustus, 1806–69, U.S. engineer, born in Germany: pioneer of wire-rope suspension bridges, designer of the Brooklyn Bridge. 2. his son, Washington Augustus, 1837–1926, U.S. engineer: completed Brooklyn Bridge 1883.
noun, plural roebucks (especially collectively) roebuck. 1. a male roe deer. noun (pl) -bucks, -buck 1. the male of the roe deer
noun 1. a small, agile Old World deer, Capreolus capreolus, the male of which has three-pointed antlers. noun 1. a small graceful deer, Capreolus capreolus, of woodlands of Europe and Asia. The antlers are small and the summer coat is reddish-brown
noun 1. Nic(olas). born 1928, British film director and cinematographer. Films include Walkabout (1970), Don’t Look Now (1972), Insignificance (1984), and The Witches (1990)