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]

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  • sea crayfish — Rock Rock, n. [OF. roke, F. roche; cf. Armor. roc h, and AS. rocc.] 1. A large concreted mass of stony material; a large fixed stone or crag. See {Stone}. [1913 Webster] Come one, come all! this rock shall fly From its firm base as soon as I. Sir …   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

  • sea crayfish — noun Date: 1601 spiny lobster …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sea crayfish —       any of several lobster species of the family Palinuridae. See lobster. * * * …   Universalium

  • sea crayfish — /si ˈkreɪfɪʃ/ (say see krayfish) noun → rock lobster …   Australian English dictionary

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

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

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