Variant of roe
- fish eggs, esp. when still massed in the ovarian membrane
- the swollen ovaries or expelled eggs of certain crustaceans, as the coral of a lobster
Origin: Middle English rowe, rowne, akin to (or from uncertain or unknown; perhaps ) Old Norse hrogn, akin to Old High German rogo from Indo-European base an unverified form krek- from source Latvian kukulis, frog's eggs
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