roe Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “roe” in the English Dictionary

"roe" in British English

See all translations

roenoun [U]

uk   /rəʊ/  us   /roʊ/
fisheggs, ​eaten as ​food
(Definition of roe from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"roe" in American English

See all translations

roenoun [U]

 us   /roʊ/
the ​mass of ​eggs inside a ​femalefish, which is ​eaten as ​food
(Definition of roe from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"ROE" in Business English

See all translations

ROEnoun [U]

uk   us   FINANCE, ACCOUNTING
abbreviation for return on equity
(Definition of ROE from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “roe”
in Spanish hueva…
in Vietnamese trứng cá…
in Malaysian telur ikan…
in Thai ไข่ปลา…
in French oeufs (de poissons)…
in German der Rogen…
in Chinese (Simplified) (供食用的)鱼卵…
in Turkish balık yumurtası…
in Russian икра…
in Indonesian telur ikan…
in Chinese (Traditional) (供食用的)魚卵…
in Polish ikra…
What is the pronunciation of roe?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

drum

a musical instrument, especially one made from a skin stretched over the end of a hollow tube or bowl, played by hitting with the hand or a stick

Word of the Day

I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
by Kate Woodford,
February 10, 2016
On this blog, we like to look at words and phrases in the English language that learners often have difficulty with. Two phrases that can be confused are ‘used to do something’ and ‘be used to something/doing something’. People often use one phrase when they mean the other, or they use the wrong

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More