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Doe vs. Roe

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  • Doe (noun)

    A female deer; also used of similar animals such as antelope, (less commonly goat as nanny is also used).

  • Doe (noun)

    A female rabbit.

  • Doe (noun)

    A female hare.

  • Doe (noun)

    A female squirrel.

  • Doe (noun)

    A female kangaroo.

  • Roe (noun)

    The eggs of fish.

  • Roe (noun)

    The sperm of certain fish.

  • Roe (noun)

    The ovaries of certain crustaceans.

  • Roe (noun)

    A mottled appearance of light and shade in wood, especially in mahogany.

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Doe (noun)

    A female deer or antelope; specifically, the female of the fallow deer, of which the male is called a buck. Also applied to the female of other animals, as the rabbit. See the Note under Buck.

  • Doe (noun)

    A feat. [Obs.] See Do, n.

  • Roe (noun)

    A roebuck. See Roebuck.

  • Roe (noun)

    The ova or spawn of fishes and amphibians, especially when still inclosed in the ovarian membranes. Sometimes applied, loosely, to the sperm and the testes of the male.

  • Roe (noun)

    A mottled appearance of light and shade in wood, especially in mahogany.

Webster Dictionary
  • Doe (noun)

    the federal department responsible for maintaining a national energy policy of the United States; created in 1977

  • Doe (noun)

    mature female of mammals of which the male is called `buck'

  • Roe (noun)

    fish eggs or egg-filled ovary; having a grainy texture

  • Roe (noun)

    eggs of female fish

  • Roe (noun)

    the egg mass or spawn of certain crustaceans such as the lobster

  • Roe (noun)

    the eggs or egg-laden ovary of a fish

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