noun oset·ra \(ˌ)ō-ˈse-trə\

Definition of OSETRA

:  a golden or brownish caviar from a sturgeon (as Acipenser gueldenstaedtii of the Caspian Sea) with roe somewhat smaller than the beluga and having a usually nutty flavor; also :  the fish — compare sevruga

Variants of OSETRA

oset·ra also os·set·ra \(ˌ)ō-ˈse-trə\

Origin of OSETRA

modification of Russian osëtr sturgeon
First Known Use: 1955


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