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Definitions for caviar
ˈkæv iˌɑr, ˌkæv iˈɑrcaviar

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. caviar, caviarenoun

    salted roe of sturgeon or other large fish; usually served as an hors d'oeuvre


  1. caviarnoun

    roe of the sturgeon or other large fish, considered a delicacy

    Etymology: From caviar, from havyar, probably from خاویار, from خایه.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Caviarnoun

    the roes of the sturgeon, prepared and salted; -- used as a relish, esp. in Russia


  1. Caviar

    Caviar, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization, is a product made from salt-cured fish-eggs of the Acipenseridae family. The roe can be "fresh" or pasteurized, with pasteurization reducing its culinary and economic value. Traditionally the term caviar refers only to roe from wild sturgeon in the Caspian and Black Seas. Depending on the country, caviar may also be used to describe the roe of other fish such as salmon, steelhead, trout, lumpfish, whitefish, and other species of sturgeon. Caviar is considered a luxury delicacy and is eaten as a garnish or a spread. In 2012, caviar sold for $2,500 per pound, or $3,000 to $5,500 per kilo.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of caviar in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of caviar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of caviar in a Sentence

  1. Lalaina Ravelomanana:

    This caviar - it is very subtle in the mouth, buttery, i started using the caviar a year ago. I've already invented 60 recipes and I'm not stopping.

  2. Mouchegh Petrossian:

    Caviar has always been enjoyed at big Russian feasts, and New Year’s is one of the most celebrated holidays, as caviar became more popular throughout Europe, the tradition was Westernized, and now many people toast the season with it.

  3. Noël Coward:

    Wit ought to be a glorious treat like caviar; never spread it about like marmalade.

  4. Max Lieblich:

    Compared to caviar, it is cheap, and it is much more enjoyable for me, personally, than caviar.

  5. Dwight D. Eisenhower:

    Some people wanted champagne and caviar when they should have had beer and hot dogs.

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