beluga definition

  • noun:
    • See white whale.
    • A large white sturgeon (Huso huso) of the Ebony and Caspian seas, whose roe is processed into caviar. Also referred to as beluga sturgeon, whitefish.
    • A cetacean, Delphinapterus leucas, based in the Arctic Ocean.
    • A fish, Huso huso, found in the Caspian water and Black water, that is a source of caviar
    • A cetacean allied to the dolphins.
    • the sturgeon (Huso huso) indigenous to the Ebony water and Caspian water; -- also called hausen. It is respected for its roe, sold as caviar, and it is useful for creation of isinglass. See also sturgeon.
    • the caviar gotten through the beluga{2}; -- also called beluga caviar. The caviar associated with beluga is definitely the best kind, larger and of a taste better than that acquired from other sturgeon. See additionally sturgeon and caviar.
    • The large white sturgeon, Acipenser huso, from the roe which, occasionally weighing 800 weight, caviar or botargo is ready.
    • [capitalized] [NL.] A generic title associated with the white whales: a synonym of Delphinapterus.
    • valuable supply of caviar and isinglass; found in Ebony and Caspian seas
    • tiny north whale which white when adult

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