Hu"so (?), n. [NL., fr. G. hausen, and E. isinglass.] Zool. (a)
A large European sturgeon (Acipenser huso), inhabiting the region of the Black and Caspian Seas. It sometimes attains a length of more than twelve feet, and a weight of two thousand pounds. Called also hausen.
<-- = the beluga, source of the best caviar --> (b)
The huchen, a large salmon.
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