What does caviar mean?

Definitions for caviar
ˈkæv iˌɑr, ˌkæv iˈɑrcaviar

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. caviar, caviare(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. caviar(Noun)

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

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Caviar(noun)

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

Freebase

  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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Numerology

  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. Delphyne Dabezies:

    Friends thought we were crazy, even our closest friends said: 'Ridiculous, caviar in Madagascar – what's next, salmon in the desert?' Lots of them laughed.

  2. June Sheaks:

    Everyone will tell you that Russian sturgeon caviar is the best, and since the quality of our caviar is so close, we feel like we're second.

  3. Max Lieblich:

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

  4. Jerome Bastide:

    Perfect for caviar, here we have really good eggs, we have great color.

  5. Noël Coward:

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

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