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also cav·i·are  (kăv′ē-är′, kä′vē-)
The roe of a large fish, especially sturgeon, that is salted, seasoned, and eaten as a delicacy or relish.

[Alteration of earlier caviarie (probably from obsolete Italian caviari, pl. of caviaro) or from French caviare, both from Turkish havyar, from Persian khāviyār, probably from a Caspian Iranian dialect variant of Persian khāya-dār, egg-holding (as in māhī-i khāya-dār, egg-holding fish) : khāya, egg (from Middle Persian xāyag; see awi- in Indo-European roots) + -dār, holder; see zamindar.]


(ˈkævɪˌɑː; ˌkævɪˈɑː) or


(Cookery) the salted roe of sturgeon, esp the beluga, usually served as an hors d'oeuvre
[C16: from earlier cavery, from Old Italian caviari, plural of caviaro caviar, from Turkish havyār]


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or cav•i•are

(ˈkæv iˌɑr, ˌkæv iˈɑr)

the roe of sturgeon, salmon, etc., eaten esp. as an appetizer.
[1585–95; akin to the source of Italian caviaro, Turkish havyar caviar]


The salted roe (eggs) of sturgeon.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.caviar - salted roe of sturgeon or other large fishcaviar - salted roe of sturgeon or other large fish; usually served as an hors d'oeuvre
hard roe, roe - fish eggs or egg-filled ovary; having a grainy texture
beluga caviar - roe of beluga sturgeon usually from Russia; highly valued
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caviare [ˈkævɪɑːʳ] Ncaviar m


[ˈkæviɑːr ˌkævɪˈɑːr] ncaviar m


nKaviar m


caviare [ˈkævɪˌɑːʳ] ncaviale m


(ˈkӕviaː) , ((American) kaviˈa:) noun
the pickled eggs (roe) of a certain large fish, used as food.
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The finest, most expensive caviars have the most 'buttery' flavor, possess a firm yet satisfying pop, have larger diameter eggs with a unique color, and are harvested from older sturgeon.
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You can find several American sturgeon caviars as well as many fish roes, such as salmon, trout, whitefish, paddlefish and bowfin.
Tosmur said they had already managed to create the capacity to produce 75,000 caviars per year but that this should be increased to 100,000.
In honour of the fifth Gourmet Abu Dhabi, we will be using five different caviars in an inspired seven-course menu.
At Petrossian, for example, 30 grams (one ounce) of the most affordable caviar - Baeri Royal - will set you back E60 ($80), while the same amount of Beluga Royal, the Rolls-Royce of caviars, sells for E228.
In an interview with MNA, Nasrollah Khadem said that because of over and illegal fishing as well as sea pollution in the last year, among the 5 Caspian Sea littoral states only Iran was permitted to fish caviars.
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