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Definition of "sevruga" []

  • A sturgeon (Acipenser stellatus) of the Caspian Sea, whose small gray roe is used for caviar. (noun)
  • Caviar made from the roe of the sevruga. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "sevruga" in a sentence
  • "Dishes that Dazzle: When Price Is No ObjectZillion Dollar FrittataOn the menu at Norma's at Le Parker Meridien hotel in New York, this $1,000 six-egg omelette comes complete with an entire lobster's worth of meat and 10 ounces of sevruga caviar on top."
  • "The two pounds of caviar in each of the sevruga sturgeons are worth $40 wholesale on the Volga delta -- and up to $1,400 in New York or Paris."
  • "Before dinner we munched on quail eggs and sevruga and checked out the Picassos."
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