caviare


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cav·i·ar

also cav·i·are  (kăv′ē-är′, kä′vē-)
n.
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.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.caviare - salted roe of sturgeon or other large fishcaviare - 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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The term parallax proving "caviare to the general," they further explained that it meant the angle formed by the inclination of two straight lines drawn from either extremity of the earth's radius to the moon.
The supper itself, absolutely the best of its kind, from the caviare and plovers' eggs to the marvellous ices, and served in one of the handsomest rooms in London, was really beyond criticism.
Philip had sent in a small pot of caviare, which he knew she was very fond of, and the landlady brought them up some cutlets with vegetables and a sweet.
"They carry caviare and certain very noble spices from the Levant aboard of ships from Genoa," quoth Sir Oliver.
The Appetite whose coarse clamoring was for the unwholesome viands of the general market and the public refectory shall be cast into eternal famine, whilst that which firmly through civilly insisted on ortolans, caviare, terrapin, anchovies, pates de foie gras and all such Christian comestibles shall flesh its spiritual tooth in the souls of them forever and ever, and wreak its divine thirst upon the immortal parts of the rarest and richest wines ever quaffed here below.
Patrick Cochrane of Ashrafieh's Sursock-Cochrane clan was one of the first restauranteurs in the neighborhood, opening Gauche Caviare and Cloud 9 during the original Gemmayze boom.
Which palace was the principal London residence of the monarch Caviare is an expensive delicacy consisting of salted roe from a what?
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His staff forgot to stock the fridge with caviare on the private jet that flew him there.
The groundlings who "are capable of nothing but inexplicable dumbshows and noise" (3.2.11-12)--the kinds of players who allegedly frequented Heywood's plays at the Red Bull--are unable to appreciate the subtlety of the Player King "who pleased not the million [and] t'was caviare to the general" (2.2.418).
Which species of fish provides eggs for the caviare substitute known as avruga?
The readiness with which Lessingham humors this prank endears him to the young queen, who is already tired of being "gazed on like a sweetmeat or a dish of caviare" (167).