Definition for STUR'GEON

STUR'GEON, n. [Fr. esturgeon; Sp. esturion; It. storione; Low L. sturio; D. steur; G. stör; Sw. stör; the stirrer, one that turns up the mud; G. stören.]

A large fish of the genus Acipenser, caught in large rivers. Its flesh is valued for food. – Goldsmith.

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