EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From French caviar, from Italian caviaro or Ottoman Turkish خاویار(havyar) (Turkish havyar), from Persian خاویار(xâvyâr), from خایه(xâye, egg) (cognate with English egg). Doublet of ajvar.

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NounEdit

caviar (countable and uncountable, plural caviars)

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

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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NounEdit

caviar m (plural caviars)

  1. caviar

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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NounEdit

caviar m (plural caviars)

  1. caviar

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

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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caviar m (plural caviares)

  1. caviar

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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

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caviar n (uncountable)

  1. caviar

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SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kaˈbjaɾ/, [kaˈβ̞jaɾ]

NounEdit

caviar m (plural caviares)

  1. caviar
  2. (Peru) a leftist

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