Definition of beluga noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    beluga

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//bəˈluːɡə//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//bəˈluːɡə//
     
    (pl. beluga, belugas) Fish
     
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  1. 1 [countable] a type of small whale
  2. 2 [countable] a type of large fish that lives in rivers and lakes in eastern Europe See related entries: Fish
  3. 3 (also beluga caviar) [uncountable] a type of caviar (= fish eggs), from a beluga See related entries: Fish
  4. Word Origin late 16th cent. (in senses (2) and (3)): from Russian belukha (sense (1)), beluga (senses (2) and (3)), both from belyĭ ‘white’.
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