Huso

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Huso (Zoöl) 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.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n huso The great sturgeon, Acipenser huso, of the rivers falling into the Black and Caspian seas, abounding especially in Russia. See sturgeon.
    • n huso [capitalized] A genus of such fishes.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Huso hū′so the great sturgeon.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. G. hausen, and E. isin,glass