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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 roe /ˈro/
 獐,魚子,魚卵

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Roe n.  Zool. (a) A roebuck. See Roebuck. (b) The female of any species of deer.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Roe, n.
 1. Zool. 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.
 2. A mottled appearance of light and shade in wood, especially in mahogany.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 roe
      n 1: fish eggs or egg-filled ovary; having a grainy texture [syn:
            hard roe]
      2: eggs of female fish
      3: the egg mass or spawn of certain crustaceans such as the
         lobster
      4: the eggs or egg-laden ovary of a fish

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

 Roe
    (Heb. tsebi), properly the gazelle (Arab. ghazal), permitted for
    food (Deut. 14:5; comp. Deut. 12:15, 22; 15:22; 1 Kings 4:23),
    noted for its swiftness and beauty and grace of form (2 Sam.
    2:18; 1 Chr. 12:8; Cant. 2:9; 7:3; 8:14).
      The gazelle (Gazella dorcas) is found in great numbers in
    Palestine. "Among the gray hills of Galilee it is still 'the roe
    upon the mountains of Bether,' and I have seen a little troop of
    gazelles feeding on the Mount of Olives close to Jerusalem
    itself" (Tristram).
      The Hebrew word ('ayyalah) in Prov. 5: 19 thus rendered (R.V.,
    "doe"), is properly the "wild she-goat," the mountain goat, the
    ibex. (See 1 Sam. 24:2; Ps. 104:18; Job 39:1.)