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A small edible lobster (Nephrops norvegicus) of the eastern Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, having slender claws. Also called Norway lobster, scampi.

[French, diminutive of langouste, langouste; see langouste.]


(Animals) a large prawn or small lobster
[from French, diminutive of langouste]


(ˌlæŋ gəˈstin)

a large prawn, Nephrops norvegicus, used for food.
[1910–15; < French < Sp langostino=langost(a) crayfish (< Vulgar Latin, for Latin locusta kind of crustacean, locust) + -ino -ine3]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.langoustine - caught in European waters; slenderer than American lobster
Nephrops norvegicus, Norway lobster - edible European lobster resembling the American lobster but slenderer
lobster - flesh of a lobster
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For the second starter diners can choose between the Christmas spiced seafood chowder with Langoustine agnolotti and caviar or a Foie Gras Yule Log made with red grape gel, vanilla candied hazelnut, and gooseberry and ginger bread crisp.
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Langoustine exports to Mediterranean countries like Spain were worth 80 million and salmon exports, to all 27 EU member states, worth 220 million to the economy in revenue in 2015.
Today it was a toss-up between "turbot special with brown shrimp", or "Colman's famous handprepared scampi: locally caught langoustine tails cooked in Colmans' secret recipe batter".
ICELANDIC LANGOUSTINES IN GARLIC BUTTER WITH WHOLEGRAIN MUSTARD AND HONEY (Serves 2-4) INGREDIENTS 100g butter 2 large garlic cloves, crushed 1 heaped tsp wholegrain mustard 1/2 tsp honey 1kg langoustine tails (shell intact) Freshly ground black pepper Steamed new potatoes Crusty bread, Lemon wedges METHOD 1.
1 Make a slit on top of the langoustine through the middle, but make sure it doesn't cut through the flesh completely.
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