From (etyl) rowe, rowne, roun, rawne, from (etyl) .
[Wolfgang Pfeifer, ed., Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Deutschen , s.v. “Rogen” (Munich: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag, 2005).]
* (l), (l), (l), (l), (l), (l) (dialectal)
* (l), (l) (obsolete)
The eggs of fish.
The sperm of certain fish.
The ovaries of certain crustaceans.
* 1988' : It was quite flavourless, except that, where its innards had been imperfectly removed, silver traces of '''roe gave it an unpleasant bitterness. - , (Penguin Books, paperback edition, 40)
* (sperm) milt
* hard roe
* soft roe
* white roe
(etyl) ro, from (etyl) .
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.
A mottled appearance of light and shade in wood, especially in mahogany.
* roe deer, chevreuil