Dublin Bay prawn
noun Date: 1949 langoustine

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  • Dublin Bay prawn — n. 1 the Norway lobster. 2 (in pl.) scampi. Etymology: Dublin in Ireland * * * ˌDublin Bay ˈprawn 7 [Dublin Bay prawn Dublin Bay prawns] noun = ↑langoustine …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dublin Bay prawn — noun another term for Norway lobster. ↘(Dublin Bay prawns) scampi …   English new terms dictionary

  • Dublin Bay Prawn — Kaisergranat Kaisergranat (Nephrops norvegicus) Systematik Unterordnung: Pleocyemata Teilordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dublin Bay prawns — scampi. → Dublin Bay prawn …   English new terms dictionary

  • bay — bay1 /bay/, n. 1. a body of water forming an indentation of the shoreline, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf. 2. South Atlantic States. an arm of a swamp. 3. a recess of land, partly surrounded by hills. 4. an arm of a prairie or swamp,… …   Universalium

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  • scampi — /skam pee, skahm /, n., pl. scampi. Italian Cookery. 1. a large shrimp or prawn. 2. a dish of shrimp or prawns grilled or sautéed in oil or butter and garlic. [1920 25; < It, pl. of scampo] * * * or Dublin Bay prawn or Norway lobster Edible… …   Universalium

  • Nephrops norvegicus — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

  • Scampi — is the plural of scampo , the Italian name for the Norway lobster ( Nephrops norvegicus ), also known as the Dublin Bay prawn (especially in Ireland and the U.K.) and langoustine (the French name).cite encyclopedia year = 1989 title = Scampi… …   Wikipedia

  • langoustine —    (lahn goo STEEN) [French] The Norway lobster: a large shrimp or prawn, also called Dublin Bay prawn.    We devoured a memorable gratin de langoustines at Lapérouse …   Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

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