Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The roe of flying fish, often used as an ingredient in sushi.

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  • noun A nigirizushi (hand-formed sushi) made with roe of flying fish

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Japanese : tobi-, stem of tobu, to fly (as in tobiuo, flying fish) + ko, child.]

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From Japanese とびこ

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  • Flying fish roe.

    September 25, 2007