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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.]

caviar

(ˈkævɪˌɑː; ˌkævɪˈɑː) or

caviare

n
(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]

CAVIAR

(ˈkævɪˌɑː)
n acronym for
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cav•i•ar

or cav•i•are

(ˈkæv iˌɑr, ˌkæv iˈɑr)

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

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
Translations
كافيار، بَيْضُ السَّمَك
خاویار
kaviaari
kavijar
kaviár
caviar
kaviár
kaviar

caviar

caviare [ˈkævɪɑːʳ] Ncaviar m

caviar

[ˈkæviɑːr ˌkævɪˈɑːr] ncaviar m

caviar(e)

nKaviar m

caviar

caviare [ˈkævɪˌɑːʳ] ncaviale m

caviar(e)

(ˈkӕviaː) , ((American) kaviˈa:) noun
the pickled eggs (roe) of a certain large fish, used as food.
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The men went into the dining-room and went up to a table, laid with six sorts of spirits and as many kinds of cheese, some with little silver spades and some without, caviar, herrings, preserves of various kinds, and plates with slices of French bread.
They also put down a black dainty called, they say, caviar, and made of the eggs of fish, a great thirst-wakener.
"Yes; we used to play ball together in the Caviar Islands.
The exact process by which a beefsteak becomes a feeling -- tender or not, according to the age of the animal from which it was cut; the successive stages of elaboration through which a caviar sandwich is transmuted to a quaint fancy and reappears as a pungent epigram; the marvelous functional methods of converting a hard-boiled egg into religious contrition, or a cream-puff into a sigh of sensibility -- these things have been patiently ascertained by M.
In its latest discovery, the Swiss luxury skincare company has formulated a serum that targets all three so-called 'skin chromatic disorders.' White Caviar Illuminating Pearl Infusion is a first-of-its-kind concentrated formula that contains, within the precious-looking white pearl caviars suspended in clear liquid, golden caviar extract and a soluble form of vitamin C.
"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.
It has a more reserved flavor than Russian caviars and sells for $25 per ounce.
All other sturgeon caviars come from species belonging to the genus Acipenser.
Luxurious-looking caviars need not be prohibitively expensive.
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.