Associations to the word «Roe»

Wiktionary

ROE, noun. The eggs of fish.
ROE, noun. The sperm of certain fish.
ROE, noun. The ovaries of certain crustaceans.
ROE, noun. A small, nimble Eurasian deer, Capreolus capreolus, with no visible tail, a white rump patch, and a reddish summer coat that turns grey in winter, the male having short three-pointed antlers.
ROE, noun. A mottled appearance of light and shade in wood, especially in mahogany.
ROE, noun. (accounting) Return on equity — A measure of how well a company used reinvested earnings to generate additional earnings.
ROE, noun. (military) Rule of engagement — a rule governing when to fire or return fire
ROE, proper noun. A surname​, from a nickname meaning a roe.
ROE DEER, noun. A small, nimble Eurasian deer with no visible tail, a white rump patch, and a reddish summer coat that turns grey in winter, the male having short three-pointed antlers (Capreolus capreolus).

Dictionary definition

ROE, noun. Fish eggs or egg-filled ovary; having a grainy texture.
ROE, noun. Eggs of female fish.
ROE, noun. The egg mass or spawn of certain crustaceans such as the lobster.
ROE, noun. The eggs or egg-laden ovary of a fish.

Wise words

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