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roe

(rō)
n.
1. The eggs or spawn of a fish, contained within or separated from the ovary, especially when prepared as food. Also called hard roe.
2. The milt-containing testes of a fish, especially when prepared as food. Also called soft roe.
3. The eggs or gonads of certain marine invertebrates, such as a lobster or a sea urchin.

[Late Middle English row, possibly from Middle Dutch roge or from an unattested Old English cognate of Middle Dutch roge; akin to German Rogen and Old Norse hrogn.]

roe

(rəʊ)
n
1. (Zoology) Also called: hard roe the ovary of a female fish filled with mature eggs
2. (Zoology) Also called: soft roe the testis of a male fish filled with mature sperm
3. (Zoology) the ripe ovary of certain crustaceans, such as the lobster
[C15: from Middle Dutch roge, from Old High German roga; related to Old Norse hrogn]

roe

(rəʊ)
n, pl roes or roe
(Animals) short for roe deer
[Old English (ha), related to Old High German rēh(o), Old Norse ]

Roe

(rəʊ)
n
(Law) Richard Roe law (formerly) the defendant in a fictitious action, Doe versus Roe, to test a point of law. See also Doe1

roe1

(roʊ)

n.
1. the mass of eggs, or spawn, within the ovarian membrane of the female fish.
2. the eggs of certain crustaceans, as lobsters.
[1425–75; row, roo, roof, probably < Middle Dutch roge, c. Old High German rogo]

roe2

(roʊ)

n., pl. roes, (esp. collectively) roe.
[before 900; Middle English roo, Old English rā, rāha, c. Old Saxon, Old High German rēho (German Reh), Old Norse rā]

roe

(rō)
The eggs of a fish, often together with the membrane of the ovary in which they are held.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.roe - fish eggs or egg-filled ovaryroe - fish eggs or egg-filled ovary; having a grainy texture
seafood - edible fish (broadly including freshwater fish) or shellfish or roe etc
coral - unfertilized lobster roe; reddens in cooking; used as garnish or to color sauces
caviar, caviare - salted roe of sturgeon or other large fish; usually served as an hors d'oeuvre
shad roe - roe of shad; may be parboiled or baked or sauteed gently
2.roe - eggs of female fish
egg - animal reproductive body consisting of an ovum or embryo together with nutritive and protective envelopes; especially the thin-shelled reproductive body laid by e.g. female birds
fish - any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills; "the shark is a large fish"; "in the living room there was a tank of colorful fish"
3.roe - the egg mass or spawn of certain crustaceans such as the lobster
spawn - the mass of eggs deposited by fish or amphibians or molluscs
4.roe - the eggs or egg-laden ovary of a fish
egg - animal reproductive body consisting of an ovum or embryo together with nutritive and protective envelopes; especially the thin-shelled reproductive body laid by e.g. female birds
Translations
بَطارِخ السَّمَك، بيْض السَّمَكيَحْمور: غزال صَغير يعيش في آسيا
jikrysrnecsrnka
rådyrrogn
mäti
ikra
ikra
hrognrádÿr
ikripieņistirna
ovas
srn asrnec
rom
balık yumurtasıkaraca

roe

1 [rəʊ] N (roe or roes (pl)) [of fish] hard roehueva f
soft roelecha f

roe

2 [rəʊ] N (also roe deer) (male) → corzo m; (female) → corza f

roe

[ˈrəʊ] n
(also roe deer) → chevreuil m
[fish] (also hard roe) → œufs mpl de poisson (also soft roe) → laitance f

roe

1
n pl <-(s)> (species: also roe deer) → Reh nt; roebuckRehbock m; roe deer (female) → Reh nt, → Ricke f (spec)

roe

2
n pl <-> (of fish)Rogen m; hard roeRogen m; soft roeMilch f; herring roeHeringsrogen m

roe

[rəʊ] n (of fish) hard roeuova fpl di pesce
soft roe → latte m di pesce

roe1

(rəu) noun
the eggs of fish. cod roe.

roe2

(rəu) : ˈroe deerplurals ˈroe deer ~ˈroe deers noun
a small deer found in Europe and Asia.