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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Delphinapterus catodon (0.00842 detik)
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English → English (gcide) Definition: Delphinapterus catodon 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. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 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. [PJC] 3. the caviar obtained from the beluga[2]; -- 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 caviar. [PJC]

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