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English → English (gcide) Definition: Huso huso 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 caviar. [1913 Webster +PJC] Huso \Hu"so\, n. [NL., fr. G. hausen, and E. isinglass.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) A large European sturgeon (Huso huso or Acipenser huso ), inhabiting the region of the Black and Caspian Seas. It sometimes attains a length of more than twelve feet, and a weight of two thousand pounds. Called also hausen and beluga. It is the source of the finest and most esteemed caviar. (b) The huchen, a large salmon. [1913 Webster] 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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