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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Beluga(0.01189 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Beluga.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: valuable source of caviar and isinglass; found in Black and
Caspian seas [syn: hausen, white sturgeon, Acipenser huso
2: small northern whale that is white when adult [syn: white whale
, Delphinapterus leucas]
English → English (gcide)
Hausen \Hau"sen\ (h[add]"s[e^]n), n. [G.] (Zo["o]l.)
A large sturgeon (Acipenser huso syn. Huso huso) from the
region of the Black Sea; also called Beluga. It is
sometimes twelve feet long, and provides the highest quality
[1913 Webster +PJC]
Beluga \Be*lu"ga\ (b[-e]*l[=u]"g[.a]), n. [Russ. bieluga a sort
of large sturgeon, prop. white fish, fr. bieluii white. The
whale is now commonly called bieluka in Russian.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) A cetacean allied to the dolphins.
Note: The northern beluga (Delphinapterus catodon) is the
white whale and white fish of the whalers. It grows
to be from twelve to eighteen feet long.
2. the sturgeon (Huso huso) native to the Black Sea and
Caspian Sea; -- also called hausen. It is valued for its
roe, sold as caviar, and is also used for production of
isinglass. See also sturgeon.
3. the caviar obtained from the beluga; -- also called
beluga caviar. The caviar of the beluga is considered
the finest sort, larger and of a taste superior to that
obtained from other sturgeon. See also sturgeon and