botargo

noun plural -gos or -goes

a relish consisting of the roe of mullet or tunny, salted and pressed into rolls

Nearby words

  1. botanist,
  2. botanize,
  3. botany,
  4. botany bay,
  5. botany wool,
  6. botch,
  7. botch-up,
  8. botchedly,
  9. botchy,
  10. bote

Word Origin for botargo

C15: from obsolete Italian, from Arabic butarkhah

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