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



BrE BrE//ˈstɜːdʒən//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈstɜːrdʒən//
[countable, uncountable] (pl. sturgeon, sturgeons) Fish
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a large sea and freshwater fish that lives in northern regions. Sturgeon are used for food and the eggs (called caviar) are also eaten. See related entries: Fish Word OriginMiddle English: from Anglo-Norman French, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch steur and German Stör.
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