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roe Hard roe is the eggs of the female fish. A 100‐g portion of (fried) cod roe is a rich source of protein, vitamins B1, B2, and C; a good source of niacin; a source of iron; contains 10 g of fat, of which 10% is saturated and 50% unsaturated; supplies 200  kcal (840 kJ). Soft roe is from the male fish, also known as milt. A 100‐g portion of (fried) herring roe is a rich source of protein, vitamin B2, and niacin; a source of vitamin B1, and iron; contains 15 g of fat, of which 10% is saturated and 50% polyunsaturated; supplies 240 kcal (1000 kJ). Hard roe of sturgeon and lumpfish are used to make caviare and mock caviare.

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ROE

A fictitious surname used for an unknown or anonymous person or for a hypothetical person in an illustration.

A lawsuit is generally named for the persons who are parties to it. When the name of a party is unknown, the court clerk may direct that the person be called a fictitious name in the papers of the lawsuit. This also may be done to hide the identity of a person who would needlessly suffer if his name were known—for example, the name of a parent who is giving up a child for adoption or the name of a juvenile charged with a crime.

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roe1 small species of deer. OE. , earlier rāha = OS., OHG. rēho (Du. ree, G. reh), ON. :— Gmc. *raiχ-.

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roe2 milt or spawn of a fish. XV. ME. row(e), rough, roof :— *roze — MLG., MDu. roge = OHG. rogo (MHG. roge); ult. orig. unkn.

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roe The mass of eggs present in the body cavity of mature female fish.

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ROE • abbr. rules of engagement (in combat).

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roeaglow, ago, alow, although, apropos, art nouveau, Bamako, Bardot, beau, Beaujolais Nouveau, below, bestow, blow, bo, Boileau, bons mots, Bordeaux, Bow, bravo, bro, cachepot, cheerio, Coe, crow, Defoe, de trop, doe, doh, dos-à-dos, do-si-do, dough, dzo, Flo, floe, flow, foe, foreknow, foreshow, forgo, Foucault, froe, glow, go, good-oh, go-slow, grow, gung-ho, Heathrow, heave-ho, heigh-ho, hello, ho, hoe, ho-ho, jo, Joe, kayo, know, lo, low, maillot, malapropos, Marceau, mho, Miró, mo, Mohs, Monroe, mot, mow, Munro, no, Noh, no-show, oh, oho, outgo, outgrow, owe, Perrault, po, Poe, pro, quid pro quo, righto, roe, Rouault, row, Rowe, sew, shew, show, sloe, slow, snow, so, soh, sow, status quo, stow, Stowe, strow, tally-ho, though, throw, tic-tac-toe, to-and-fro, toe, touch-and-go, tow, trow, undergo, undersow, voe, whacko, whoa, wo, woe, Xuzhou, yo, yo-ho-ho, Zhengzhou, Zhou

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ROE Finance return on equity
• Royal Observatory, Edinburgh

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