noun ster·let \ˈstərlə̇t\

Definition of sterlet



  1. :  a small sturgeon (Acipenser ruthenus) found especially in the Caspian sea and its rivers and highly esteemed for its flavor and its caviar

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Origin and Etymology of sterlet

Russian sterlyad', of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German sturio sturgeon — more at sturgeon

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