Roe meaning

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Roe means fish eggs.

An example of roe is the fish eggs that need to be cleaned out of a salmon before grilling it.

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A small, agile, graceful European and Asian deer (Capreolus capreolus)
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(military) Rules of engagement "” Rules on when to fire or return fire.
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Fish eggs, esp. when still massed in the ovarian membrane.
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The eggs or spawn of a fish, contained within or separated from the ovary, especially when prepared as food.
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The milt-containing testes of a fish, especially when prepared as food.
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The eggs or gonads of certain marine invertebrates, such as a lobster or a sea urchin.
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The swollen ovaries or expelled eggs of certain crustaceans, as the coral of a lobster.
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The eggs of a fish, often together with the membrane of the ovary in which they are held.
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A surname​, from a Middle English nickname meaning a roe.
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(accounting) Return on equity "” A measure of how well a company used reinvested earnings to generate additional earnings.
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Origin of roe

  • Middle English roughe, ro from Middle Low German or Middle Dutch roge

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition