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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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