sevruga

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noun sev·ru·ga \sə-ˈvrü-gə, se-\

Definition of sevruga

  1. :  a gray caviar from a sturgeon (Acipenser sevru) of the Caspian Sea with roe that is smaller than that of osetra; also :  the fish

Origin and Etymology of sevruga

Russian sevryuga, a species of sturgeon


First Known Use: 1591

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