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caviar

noun cav·i·ar \ˈka-vē-ˌär also ˈkä-\

Simple Definition of caviar

  • : the eggs of a large fish (such as the sturgeon) that are salted and eaten as food

Full Definition of caviar

  1. 1 :  processed salted roe of large fish (as sturgeon)

  2. 2 :  something considered too delicate or lofty for mass appreciation —usually used in the phrase caviar to the general

  3. 3 :  something considered the best of its kind


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