Sea crawfish
Sea crawfish Sea" craw"fish` Sea crayfish Sea" cray"fish` (Zo["o]l.) Any crustacean of the genus {Palinurus} and allied genera, as the European spiny lobster ({P. vulgaris}), which is much used as an article of food. See {Lobster}. [1913 Webster]

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  • sea crawfish — n. SPINY LOBSTER: also sea crayfish * * * …   Universalium

  • sea crawfish — n. SPINY LOBSTER: also sea crayfish …   English World dictionary

  • sea crawfish — noun large edible marine crustacean having a spiny carapace but lacking the large pincers of true lobsters • Syn: ↑spiny lobster, ↑langouste, ↑rock lobster, ↑crawfish, ↑crayfish • Hypernyms: ↑lobster • …   Useful english dictionary

  • sea-crawfish — n. Spiny lobster …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Crawfish — Craw fish (kr[add] f[i^]sh ), Crayfish Cray fish (kr[=a] f[i^]sh ), n.; pl. { fishes} or { fish}. [Corrupted fr. OE. crevis, creves, OF. crevice, F. [ e]crevisse, fr. OHG. krebiz crab, G. krebs. See {Crab}. The ending fish arose from confusion… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sea crayfish — Sea crawfish Sea craw fish Sea crayfish Sea cray fish (Zo[ o]l.) Any crustacean of the genus {Palinurus} and allied genera, as the European spiny lobster ({P. vulgaris}), which is much used as an article of food. See {Lobster}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sea crayfish — noun see sea crawfish * * * sea crayfish or sea crawfish, = spiny lobster. (Cf. ↑spiny lobster) …   Useful english dictionary

  • sea crayfish. — See spiny lobster. Also, sea crawfish. [1595 1605] * * * …   Universalium

  • sea crayfish. — See spiny lobster. Also, sea crawfish. [1595 1605] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Crawfish Lake — Location Okanogan County, Washington, USA Coordinates …   Wikipedia

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