sev·​ru·​ga | \ sə-ˈvrü-gə How to pronounce sevruga (audio) , se- \

Definition of sevruga

: 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, "How Young Chefs Are Making Their Marks on Hong Kong’s Fine Food Scene," 10 Dec. 2018

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First Known Use of sevruga

1591, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sevruga

Russian sevryuga, a species of sturgeon

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“Sevruga.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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