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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Fish eggs especially while still bound together in a membrane.

Usage examples (35)
  • The salted roe of a sturgeon can be served as an appetizer called caviar.
  • The mountain roe is rousd — awakes the hunters cry.
  • If sea urchin roe is fresh, it doesn't taste of iodine.
  • Urchin roe is especially prized as a superb and permissible treat during the long Lenten fast. for more
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  • Another word that sounds like roe is row which means to propel a boat with oars.
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