Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A large European sturgeon (Acipenser huso), inhabiting the Black and Caspian Seas; the beluga.
  • n. The huchen, a large salmon.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A large European sturgeon (Huso huso or Acipenser huso), inhabiting the region of the Black and Caspian Seas. It sometimes attains a length of more than twelve feet, and a weight of two thousand pounds. Called also hausen and beluga. It is the source of the finest and most esteemed caviar.
  • n. The huchen, a large salmon.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The great sturgeon, Acipenser huso, of the rivers falling into the Black and Caspian seas, abounding especially in Russia. See sturgeon.
  • n. [capitalized] A genus of such fishes.

Etymologies

From German Hausen and English isinglass. (Wiktionary)

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