shad roe

shad roe
the eggs of shad, served parboiled, sauteed or baked

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • shad roe — noun roe of shad; may be parboiled or baked or sauteed gently • Hypernyms: ↑roe, ↑hard roe • Part Holonyms: ↑common American shad, ↑Alosa sapidissima …   Useful english dictionary

  • Roe — or hard roe is the fully ripe internal ovaries or egg masses of fish and certain marine animals, such as shrimp, scallop and sea urchins. As a seafood roe is used both as a cooked ingredient in many dishes and as a raw ingredient.Caviar is a name …   Wikipedia

  • shad — /shad/, n., pl. (esp. collectively) shad, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) shads. 1. a deep bodied herring, Alosa sapidissima, of Europe and North America, that migrates up streams to spawn, used for food. 2. any other fish of the …   Universalium

  • Shad — Taxobox name = Shads fossil range = fossilrange|55|0 Eocene to Present [cite journal last = Sepkoski first = Jack authorlink = coauthors = title = A compendium of fossil marine animal genera journal = Bulletins of American Paleontology volume =… …   Wikipedia

  • roe — the mass of eggs in the ovary. Soft roe refers to the male gonad, hard roe to the female gonad. Roe may also be used to indicate the female of a species, e.g. roe shad is female, buck shad is male (Alosa sapidissima) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • roe — roe1 /roh/, n. 1. the mass of eggs, or spawn, within the ovarian membrane of the female fish. 2. the milt or sperm of the male fish. 3. the eggs of any of various crustaceans, as the coral of the lobster. [1400 50; late ME rowe; c. OHG rogo] roe2 …   Universalium

  • ROE — Accounting. return on equity. * * * ▪ zoology       either the mass of eggs of a female fish (hard roe) or the mass of sperm, or milt, of a male fish (soft roe), considered as food. The most prized of hard roes is that of the sturgeon, from which …   Universalium

  • American shad — Watercolor of an American shad by Sherman F. Denton, 1904. The swelling between the anal fin and ventral fin identifies this as a pregnant female. Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • common American shad — noun shad of Atlantic coast of North America; naturalized to Pacific coast • Syn: ↑Alosa sapidissima • Hypernyms: ↑shad • Part Meronyms: ↑shad, ↑shad roe …   Useful english dictionary

  • hard roe — noun fish eggs or egg filled ovary; having a grainy texture • Syn: ↑roe • Hypernyms: ↑seafood • Hyponyms: ↑coral, ↑caviar, ↑caviare, ↑shad roe * * * …   Useful english dictionary

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