In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of fish)hueva femenino
- Add the sake to the codfish soft roe and mix to combine.
also roe deer
1corzo masculinocorza femenino
- Wolf, roe deer and wild boar roam these mountains and in the spring the capercaillie, king of the forest, screams his mating call.
- They preyed on roe deer, red deer, and wild boar, but were also much loathed and dreaded for their depredations against livestock, especially sheep.
- The only species occurring in East Lancashire is the roe deer.
- The roe deer lives in southern Armenia and is readily fed upon by the leopard.
- Within an hour of setting off, he had shot a roe deer, skinned and cleaned it.
- She reminded Graham of the mother roe deer he sometimes saw hiding in the hedgerow as he cycled along.
- There have been sightings of roe deer in Bolton town centre, water voles on the streets of Wigan and bats in Manchester city centre.
- Hunters, in organised groups of three to four people, will be allowed to shoot mouflons, wild boars, roes, red deer and fallow deer at Christmas.
- The reserve is home to not only goats, red deer, and boars but also brown bears, chamois, lynx, roe deer, and wolves, as well as numerous eagles and large vultures called lammergeiers.
- Close to the thigh bone, archaeologists found a group of butchered Mesolithic animal bones, including aurochs, roe deer and otter.
- The early miniature pinscher was called the reh pinscher, so named because Germans thought the dog resembled the small, nimble, red roe deer that populated their forests.
- A mixture of alder, cherry, oak and other native species has attracted red squirrels as well as roe deer, hares and kingfishers.
- Mammals such as weasels, foxes, stoats and especially roe deer can wander safely without the risk of being killed by traffic.
- He said the island is inhabited by hundreds of deer and roe deer but I saw none of them all the way.
- Roe Lee (the old name may have been lea) means fields where roe deer roamed.
- New tools and weapons were invented to hunt the animals of the forests such as red deer, roe deer, wild boar, and cattle.
- At the end of the Anglo-Saxon period they were pursuing red deer and roe deer, animals which are all but absent in earlier bone assemblages.
- I was walking through the reserve the other day counting butterflies for the Trust and, lo and behold, I saw this young roe deer.
- The springtime calling of frogs had given way to the chirping of crickets and the distant barks of rutting roe deer.
- He had seen nothing save roe deer and a few hares out feeding amid the early evening shadows.
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