a small sturgeon, Acipenser ruthenus, of the Black and Caspian seas, valued as a source of caviar.
a small sturgeon, Acipenser ruthenus, of seas and rivers in N Asia and E Europe: used as a food fish and a source of caviar
adjective 1. of, relating to, or noting British money: The sterling equivalent is #5.50. 2. (of silver) having the standard fineness of 0.925. 3. made of silver of this fineness: a sterling teapot. 4. thoroughly excellent: a man of sterling worth. noun 5. British currency. 6. the standard of fineness for gold and silver coin […]
noun 1. those countries having currencies whose values tend to vary directly with the rise and fall of the value of the pound sterling.
noun 1. a city in SE Michigan, near Detroit.
noun 1. a city in the Russian Federation in Europe, W of the Southern Urals. noun 1. an industrial city in W Russia, in the Bashkir Republic. Pop: 268 000 (2005 est)