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botargo

noun plural -gos or -goes
  1. a relish consisting of the roe of mullet or tunny, salted and pressed into rolls

Word Origin

C15: from obsolete Italian, from Arabic butarkhah
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Historical Examples

  • Botargo, bot-ar′go, n. a relish made of mullet or tunny roe.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

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