Definitions

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  • n. The beluga (Huso huso)

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A large sturgeon (Acipenser huso syn. Huso huso) from the region of the Black Sea; also called Beluga. It is sometimes twelve feet long, and provides the highest quality caviar.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The huso or great Russian sturgeon, Acipenser huso.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. valuable source of caviar and isinglass; found in Black and Caspian seas

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Examples

  • The polluted waters have apparently drastically reduced the numbers of migratory fish (sturgeons, hausen, ship sturgeon, and Russian sturgeon).

    Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve, Romania

  • Of course, it a version of Clash of the the Titans, and you'd expect that a bit - but, I'd argue its the kind of movie where a lot of the charm came from the old style of special effects - it was, more or less, the last of its kind in the Harry hausen tradition.

    First Official Clash of the Titans Poster Has Arrived!

  • He knew about Nord-hausen, and the Dora camp: he could see-the starved bodies, the eyes of the foreign prisoners being marched to work at four in the morning in the freezing cold and darkness, the shuffling thousands in their striped uniforms.

    Gravity's Rainbow

  • There are several underground communities now near Nord-hausen/Bleicher'de.

    Gravity's Rainbow

  • Obergruppenfuhrer SA; married to Princess Mafalda of Italy and employed by Hitler as a reliable Party man on missions to Italy; sent to Sachsen-hausen concentration camp September 1943; liberated at the end of World War II.

    Barbarossa

  • By midday the Soviet tanks had passed through Marienburg and their leading elements were nearing Miil - hausen — less than twenty miles from the Baltic.

    Barbarossa

  • The king, "with such a secretary in his closet, felt himself in the very Elysium of Heren-hausen."

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Volume 61, No. 376, February, 1847

  • Knyp-hausen (knip'hou-zen), Von Heister, and Donop.

    A Brief History of the United States

  • The proposition was not to be declined, and with my dinner I did try a bottle of his oldest and best; and henceforth I declare myself a convert to Rudesheimer hinter-hausen.

    A Residence in France

  • The best wine of Johannisberg has the highest reputation; that of Geissenheim is also delicious, and is fast growing in value; Hochheimer Dom, (or houses growing near the village,) is also in great request; and of the hinter-hausen of Rudesheim you have already heard.

    A Residence in France

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