Definition of Botargo

1. n. A sort of cake or sausage, made of the salted roes of the mullet, much used on the coast of the Mediterranean as an incentive to drink.



Definition of Botargo

1. Noun. A sort of cake or sausage, made of the salted roes of the mullet, much used on the Mediterranean coast as an incentive to drink. ¹

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Definition of Botargo

1. a type of relish made from mullet roe [n BOTARGOS or BOTARGOES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Botargo

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botanology
botanomancy
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botargo (current term)
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Literary usage of Botargo

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1. A Digest of the Laws (from 12 Charles II. to 58 George III. Inclusive by William Earnshaw (1818)
"botargo, May be exported from Malta or any of the Dependen- importation cies thereof, or from Gibraltar, direct to any of His Ma- J^kfor""" ..."

2. The Fisheries Exhibition Literature (1884)
"Of the soft roe and ova of the grey mullet the Italians make cakes called botargo; the milt or roe was pressed and salted, and smoke or sun dried; ..."

3. Diet and Dietetics by Armand Gautier, Alfred James Rice-Oxley (1906)
"The preparations of half fermented fish, anchovies, caviare, botargo, ... botargo, highly appreciated as a condiment on the French Mediterranean shores, ..."

4. The Popular Science Monthly (1889)
"botargo is a preparation made on the coasts of the Mediterranean, ... botargo is eaten like caviare. There is also a destruction by mankind of the ova or ..."

5. A Glossary of Tudor and Stuart Words: Especially from the Dramatists by Walter William Skeat, Anthony Lawson Mayhew (1914)
"... botargo', cake made of the roe of the sea-mullet. Fletcher, Sea-Voyage, iv. 3 (Master). ... (sv botargo) ; also Stanford. potch, to poach an egg. ..."

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