Alphabet Filter:

Results

Definition of roe:

  1. A mottled appearance of light and shade in wood, especially in mahogany.
  2. A roebuck. See Roebuck.
  3. The female of any species of deer.
  4. The ova or spawn of fishes and amphibians, especially when still inclosed in the ovarian membranes. Sometimes applied, loosely, to the sperm and the testes of the male.

Synonyms:

hard roe.

Usage examples: