roe

Definitions of roe
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n eggs of female fish

Type of:
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

n fish eggs or egg-filled ovary; having a grainy texture

Synonyms:
hard roe
Types:
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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
beluga caviar
roe of beluga sturgeon usually from Russia; highly valued
Type of:
seafood
edible fish (broadly including freshwater fish) or shellfish or roe etc

n the eggs or egg-laden ovary of a fish

Type of:
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

n the egg mass or spawn of certain crustaceans such as the lobster

Type of:
spawn
the mass of eggs deposited by fish or amphibians or molluscs

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