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

 

caviar

 noun
(also caviare) noun
BrE BrE//ˈkæviɑː(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkæviɑːr//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the eggs of some types of fish, especially the sturgeon, that are preserved using salt and eaten as a very special and expensive type of food Word Origin mid 16th cent.: from Italian caviale (earlier caviaro) or French caviar, probably from medieval Greek khaviari.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: caviar

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