sevruga

noun

sev·​ru·​ga sə-ˈvrü-gə How to pronounce sevruga (audio)
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: a gray caviar from a sturgeon (Acipenser sevru) of the Caspian Sea with roe that is smaller than that of osetra
also : the fish

Examples of sevruga in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Opocensky bakes and salts them in hay, then garnishes them with Japanese cream accented with Sicilian lemons and chive oil and tops it all with perch and sevruga caviar. Eric Rosen, WSJ, 10 Dec. 2018

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Word History

Etymology

Russian sevryuga, a species of sturgeon

First Known Use

1591, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sevruga was in 1591

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Cite this Entry

“Sevruga.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sevruga. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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