Definition of Caviar

1. Noun. Salted roe of sturgeon or other large fish; usually served as an hors d'oeuvre.

Exact synonyms: Caviare
Generic synonyms: Hard Roe, Roe
Specialized synonyms: Beluga Caviar



Definition of Caviar

1. Noun. roe of the sturgeon or other large fish, considered a delicacy ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Caviar

1. the roe of sturgeon [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Caviar

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Literary usage of Caviar

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1. The Annals of Philosophy by Richard Phillips, E W Brayley (1814)
"ARTICLE V. Chemical Analysis of caviar. By Professor Dr. John, ... Two kinds of caviar are distinguished in commerce, namely, the pressed and fresh caviar. ..."

2. Annals of Philosophy, Or, Magazine of Chemistry, Mineralogy, Mechanics by Thomas Thomson (1814)
"caviar, as is known, is formed from the roc of some spec! fishes, ... Two kiui caviar are distinguished in commerce, namely, the pressed fresh caviar. ..."

3. Text-book of Meat Hygiene: With Special Consideration to Ante-mortem and by Richard Heinrich Edelmann, John Robbins Mohler (1908)
"The pressed caviar consists of eggs of an inferior quality, which are placed into brine, and then pressed out after sufficient absorption has taken place. ..."

4. Handbook of meat inspection by Robert Ostertag, Earley Vernon Wilcox (1907)
"Adulteration of caviar.—A work of Niebel contains some very interesting statements concerning adulterations of caviar. lu Germany, according to Niebel, ..."

5. The World Book: Organized Knowledge in Story and Picture edited by Michael Vincent O'Shea, Ellsworth D. Foster, George Herbert Locke (1917)
"caviar has a peculiar piquant taste which in popular fancy ean be truly appreciated ... caviar is prepared by freeing the eggs from the tissue which holds ..."

6. Sandwiches by Sarah Tyson Heston Rorer (1912)
"caviar Sandwiches No. I Beat a quarter of a pound of butter to a cream; add two tablespoonfuls of onion juice, the same of lemon, ..."

7. Tariff Schedules: Hearings Before the Committee on Ways and Means, House of by Oscar Wilder Underwood (1913)
"PARAGRAPH 270—caviar. Twenty-five years ago we caught annually on the ... The Russian caviar Co. is a corporation organized and existing under the laws of ..."

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