Definition of Soft roe

1. Noun. Fish sperm or sperm-filled reproductive gland; having a creamy texture.

Exact synonyms: Milt
Generic synonyms: Seafood

Definition of Soft roe

1. Noun. milt ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Soft Roe

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soft parts
soft pedal
soft pedals
soft photon
soft point
soft power
soft pretzel
soft pulse
soft rays
soft redirect
soft redirects
soft rock
soft roe (current term)
soft roll
soft rot
soft rush
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soft scale
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soft serve
soft shield fern
soft shoe
soft shoulder
soft shoulders
soft skill
soft skills
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Literary usage of Soft roe

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1. Retrospect of Philosophical, Mechanical, Chemical, and Agricultural Discoveries (1810)
"SOFT roe of carp is neither acid, nor alkaline j it does not yield ammonia by trituration with caustic potash, but forms a thick magma with it. ..."

2. A History of British Fishes by William Yarrell (1841)
"masses of fat, which are called soft roe; they remain, however, firm till the actual season of spawning, when they become by degrees more and more fluid, ..."

3. The Practical Teacher by Joseph Hughes (1885)
"Have the picture as before, and two fresh-herrings, a hard roe and a soft roe. Recapitulate a few facts respecting circulation and respiration, ..."

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