osetra

noun oset·ra \ (ˌ)ō-ˈse-trə \
variants: or less commonly ossetra

Definition of osetra

:a golden or brownish caviar from a sturgeon (such 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

Origin and Etymology of osetra

modification of Russian osëtr sturgeon


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