caviar

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French caviar, from Italian caviaro or Ottoman Turkish خاویار(havyar), from Persian خاویار(xâvyâr). Doublet of ajvar.

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caviar (countable and uncountable, plural caviars)

  1. Roe of the sturgeon or of certain other large fish, considered a delicacy.
  2. (figuratively) Something whose flavour is too fine for the vulgar taste.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French caviar, from Italian caviaro or Ottoman Turkish خاویار(havyar), from Persian خاویار(xâvyâr).

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caviar m (plural caviars)

  1. caviar

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian caviaro or Ottoman Turkish خاویار(havyar), from Persian خاویار(xâvyâr).

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caviar m (plural caviars)

  1. caviar

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  • Danish: kaviar
  • Norwegian Bokmål: kaviar
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: kaviar
  • Swedish: kaviar

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French caviar, from Italian caviaro or Ottoman Turkish خاویار(havyar), from Persian خاویار(xâvyâr).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Hyphenation: ca‧vi‧ar

Noun[edit]

caviar m (plural caviares)

  1. caviar

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French caviar, from Italian caviaro or Ottoman Turkish خاویار(havyar), from Persian خاویار(xâvyâr).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌkaviˈar/
  • Hyphenation: ca‧vi‧ar

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caviar n (uncountable)

  1. caviar

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French caviar, from Italian caviaro or Ottoman Turkish خاویار(havyar), from Persian خاویار(xâvyâr).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kaˈbjaɾ/, [kaˈβ̞jaɾ]

Noun[edit]

caviar m (plural caviares)

  1. caviar
  2. (Peru) a leftist, specifically one coming from a wealthy background

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