sturgeon: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (stûr'jun), [key]
— pl. -geon, -geons.
  1. any of various large fishes of the family Acipenseridae, inhabiting fresh and salt North Temperate waters, valued for their flesh and as a source of caviar and isinglass:of the Atlantic coast, is endangered. A. brevirostrum,


Pronunciation: (stûr'jun), [key]
  1. 1918–85, U.S. science-fiction writer.
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