sevruga
noun Etymology: Russian sevryuga, a species of sturgeon Date: 1591 a light to dark gray caviar from a sturgeon (Acipenser sevru) of the Caspian Sea with roe that is smaller than that of osetra; also the fish

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  • sévruga — [ sevryga ] n. m. • mil. XXe; mot russe ♦ Caviar, l un des plus appréciés, fourni par l esturgeon de la variété sévruga. Le bélouga et le sévruga. sévruga [sevʀyga] adj. et n. m. ÉTYM. Mil. XXe; mot russe. ❖ ♦ Caviar fourni par l esturgeon de la… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Sevruga — is one of the highest priced varieties of caviar, eclipsed in cost only by the Beluga and Ossetra varieties. It is harvested from the Sevruga sturgeon ( Acipenser stellatus ) native to the Caspian Sea, and may be distinguished from its more… …   Wikipedia

  • Sevruga — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sevruga est un nom, qui désigne : Sevruga (Acipenser stellatus), un esturgeon ; Sevruga, le caviar produit par cet esturgeon. Catégorie :… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • sevruga — sev·ru·ga (sə vro͞oʹgə) n. 1. A sturgeon (Acipenser stellatus) of the Caspian Sea, whose small gray roe is used for caviar. 2. Caviar made from the roe of the sevruga.   [Russian sevryuga, from Tatar söirök.] * * * …   Universalium

  • sevruga — noun a) A type of sturgeon, Acipenser stellatus. b) A famously expensive caviar made from its eggs …   Wiktionary

  • sevruga — [sɛv ru:gə] noun a migratory sturgeon found only in the basins of the Caspian and Black seas, fished for its caviar. [Acipenser stellatus.] Origin C16: from Russ. sevryuga …   English new terms dictionary

  • sevruga — sev·ru·ga …   English syllables

  • sevruga — seˈvrügə noun ( s) Etymology: Russian sevryuga a species of sturgeon : a light to dark gray caviar from a sturgeon of the genus Acipenser (A. sevru) that is found in the Caspian Sea and has very small roe ; also : the fish compare …   Useful english dictionary

  • sevruga (caviar) — [sev ro͞o′gə] n. caviar prepared from the small, grayish or black roe of a sturgeon chiefly from the Caspian Sea * * * …   Universalium

  • sevruga (caviar) — [sev ro͞o′gə] n. caviar prepared from the small, grayish or black roe of a sturgeon chiefly from the Caspian Sea …   English World dictionary

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