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Definition: Delphinapterus catodon
(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
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
. 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