Definition of Roe

1. Noun. Fish eggs or egg-filled ovary; having a grainy texture.

Exact synonyms: Hard Roe
Generic synonyms: Seafood
Specialized synonyms: Coral, Caviar, Caviare, Shad Roe



2. Noun. Eggs of female fish.
Generic synonyms: Egg
Group relationships: Fish

3. Noun. The egg mass or spawn of certain crustaceans such as the lobster.
Generic synonyms: Spawn

4. Noun. The eggs or egg-laden ovary of a fish.
Generic synonyms: Egg

Definition of Roe

1. n. A roebuck. See Roebuck.

2. n. The ova or spawn of fishes and amphibians, especially when still inclosed in the ovarian membranes. Sometimes applied, loosely, to the sperm and the testes of the male.

Definition of Roe

1. Initialism. (accounting) Return on equity — A measure of how well a company used reinvested earnings to generate additional earnings. ¹

2. Initialism. (military) Rules of engagement — Rules on when to fire or return fire ¹

3. Proper noun. (surname from=Middle English dot=), from a (etyl enm) nickname meaning a roe. ¹

4. Noun. The eggs of fish. ¹

5. Noun. The sperm of certain fish. ¹

6. Noun. The ovaries of certain crustaceans. ¹

7. Noun. A small, nimble Eurasian deer with short three-pointed antlers, no visible tail, a white rump patch, and a reddish summer coat that turns grey in winter. ¹

8. Noun. A mottled appearance of light and shade in wood, especially in mahogany. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Roe

1. the mass of eggs within a female fish [n -S]

Medical Definition of Roe

1. A roebuck. See Roebuck. The female of any species of deer. Origin: OE. Ro, AS. Rah; akin to D. Ree, G. Reh, Icel. Ra, SW. Ra. 1. The ova or spawn of fishes and amphibians, especially when still inclosed in the ovarian membranes. Sometimes applied, loosely, to the sperm and the testes of the male. 2. A mottled appearance of light and shade in wood, especially in mahogany. Origin: For roan, OE. Rowne, akin to G. Rogen, OHG. Rogan, Icel. Hrogn, Dan. Rogn, ravn, Sw. Rom; of uncertain origin; cf. Gr. Pebble, Skr. Arkara gravel. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Roe

rodomontades
rodomontading
rodomontadist
rodomontado
rodomontadoes
rodomontados
rodonalgia
rods
rods (retina)
rodshaped
rodsman
rodsmen
rodster
rodsters
rody
roe (current term)
roe-deer
roe deer
roeblingite
roebuck
roebucks
roed
roedderite
roedeer
roedeers
roemer
roemers
roentgen-equivalent
roentgen-equivalent physical
roentgen ray

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