black caviar
a semi-preserve. grainy caviar, also known as dry caviar or pickled grainy caviar, and pressed caviar where the liquid is reduced for longer keeping

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • black caviar — type of caviar (fish eggs) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Caviar — is the processed, salted roe of certain species of fish, most notably the sturgeon ( black caviar ) and the salmon ( red caviar ). It is commercially marketed worldwide as a delicacy and is eaten as a garnish or a spread; for example, with hors d …   Wikipedia

  • black gold of the Caspian — caviar …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • caviar — /kav ee ahr , kav ee ahr /, n. the roe of sturgeon, esp. the beluga, or other fish, usually served as an hors d oeuvre or appetizer. Also, caviare. [1585 95; appar. back formation from caviarie (taken, perh. rightly, as caviar + pl. ending, L or… …   Universalium

  • caviar — Beluga Be*lu ga (b[ e]*l[=u] g[.a]), n. [Russ. bieluga a sort of large sturgeon, prop. white fish, fr. bieluii white. The whale is now commonly called bieluka in Russian.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A cetacean allied to the dolphins. [1913 Webster] Note: The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • caviar — Hausen Hau sen (h[add] s[e^]n), n. [G.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large sturgeon ({Acipenser huso} syn. {Huso huso}) from the region of the Black Sea; also called {Beluga}. It is sometimes twelve feet long, and provides the highest quality {caviar}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Beluga caviar — is caviar consisting of the roe (or eggs) of the Beluga sturgeon found primarily in the Caspian Sea. It can also be found in the Black Sea basin and occasionally in the Adriatic Sea. Beluga caviar is the most expensive type of caviar, with… …   Wikipedia

  • beluga caviar — Beluga Be*lu ga (b[ e]*l[=u] g[.a]), n. [Russ. bieluga a sort of large sturgeon, prop. white fish, fr. bieluii white. The whale is now commonly called bieluka in Russian.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A cetacean allied to the dolphins. [1913 Webster] Note: The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Avruga caviar — Avruga is a caviar product made from herring. Concern for the diminishing sturgeon population resulting from demand for the prized Beluga caviar has seen Avruga quickly gain popularity as a more sustainable and cheaper alternative. Avruga is… …   Wikipedia

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