noun, plural (especially collectively) stur·geon, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) stur·geons.
Origin of sturgeon
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Salmon, tuna, sturgeon, mussels, oysters, and sable are marinated and smoked using hickory and alder wood.Become a Fried Seafood Believer at South Beach Market|Jane & Michael Stern|April 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Shortly after this Hiawatha set out in his canoe to catch the sturgeon Nahma, king of fishes.The Children's Longfellow|Doris Hayman
All the sturgeon that had been able to come this far were among the finest and best.The Spell of the White Sturgeon|James Arthur Kjelgaard
Pulled the nose out of our sturgeon nose scow and she began to settle.Young Alaskans in the Far North|Emerson Hough
Arthur felt the sturgeon shiver, and was conscious that his movements were weaker.
The sturgeon is left by the referee's canoe at a point midway between the bases.Boy Scouts Handbook|Boy Scouts of America
British Dictionary definitions for sturgeon
Word Origin for sturgeon
Word Origin and History for sturgeon
c.1300, from Anglo-French sturgeon, Old French esturjon, from a Germanic source (cf. Old High German sturio "sturgeon," Old English styria), from Proto-Germanic *sturjon-; cognate with Lithuanian ersketras, Russian osetr "sturgeon." Of obscure origin, perhaps from a lost pre-Indo-Eeuropean tongue of northern Europe, or from the root of stir. Medieval Latin sturio, Italian storione, Spanish esturion are Germanic loan-words.