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caviar

or cav·i·are

[ kav-ee-ahr, kav-ee-ahr ]

noun

  1. the roe of sturgeon, especially the beluga, or other fish, usually served as an hors d'oeuvre or appetizer.


CAVIAR

1

/ ˈkævɪˌɑː /

acronym for

  1. Cinema and Video Industry Audience Research


caviar

2

/ ˌkævɪˈɑː; ˈkævɪˌɑː /

noun

  1. the salted roe of sturgeon, esp the beluga, usually served as an hors d'oeuvre
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Word History and Origins

Origin of caviar1

First recorded in 1585–95; apparently back formation from caviarie, perhaps from obsolete Italian caviari, plural of caviaro (modern Italian caviale ), of disputed origin; apparently from Turkish havyar, from Persian
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Word History and Origins

Origin of caviar1

C16: from earlier cavery, from Old Italian caviari, plural of caviaro caviar, from Turkish havyār
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Example Sentences

Then again, she also mixes batter in bejeweled gloves and feeds her dogs spoonfuls of caviar from tiny jars that probably cost more than the average viewer’s monthly rent.

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The soundtrack sounds like some executives thought “Rap Caviar” meant “rap conceptualized by people who regularly eat caviar.”

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The joke was that they showed art movies, and in the concessions stand they had caviar and champagne.

Wisconsin wildlife officials ate $20,000 of illegal caviar, prosecutors say.

Rather than dryly scientific, the pictures are vivid and sensuous, depicting spirals of glossy orbs that glisten like pearls or caviar.

They ate stuffed turkey, caviar, fresh salmon, and smoked trout.

But for me it was better than the caviar at the home of the Ambassador of the United States.

He had pigeons flown in from Cairo and a fridge permanently full of caviar.

Zahedi offered champagne and caviar; Orfila tango lessons.

Is it just a question of getting used to life without oysters and caviar?

Caviar would be one-twenty-five per person; for seven would be eight-seventy-five.

Zhoost a little cocktel, and some caviar d'Astrakhan to begin; and perhaps a little broth; ah, better!

He stabbed at his canap of caviar with his fork as if he hated it, ate but a morsel of it, and turned aside in his chair.

Mingle cream with the caviar, and none who eats will have cause to complain.

What of the almond—the almond mingled with caviar and cayenne?

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