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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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Regis bubbly ritual atop the prestigious helipad then indulge in an exclusive tasting of Private Collection Caviars including Kaluga, Beluga and the King of Caviars "Almas".
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.
Both Harrods and Harvey Nichols have backed out after initial interest because the product undercut their premium caviars.
It has a more reserved flavor than Russian caviars and sells for $25 per ounce.
Other caviars exist and can be quite appealing, but it's the Caspian caviar that gourmets prize enough to pay the premium price it invariably commands.
Luxurious-looking caviars need not be prohibitively expensive.
In the face of nearly four years of concerted urging by environmental groups, the United Nations' Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) September 1 said it had halted the global trade of most caviars, including prized beluga caviar from the Caspian Sea's imperiled beluga sturgeon.
Managing director of Fisheries Export Development Fund of Iran told IANA that since fishing sturgeons has been forbidden due to the policy of protecting the Caspian Sea reserves, Iran tends to expand breeding caviars in order to maintain the market of Iranian exported caviar.