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prawn

 (prôn)
n.
1. Any of various shrimps, especially one that is large or inhabits fresh water.
2. The flesh of a prawn, used as food.
intr.v. prawned, prawn·ing, prawns
To fish for prawns.

[Middle English praine, prane.]

prawn′er n.

prawn

(prɔːn)
n
1. (Animals) any of various small edible marine decapod crustaceans of the genera Palaemon, Penaeus, etc, having a slender flattened body with a long tail and two pairs of pincers
2. come the raw prawn informal Austral to attempt deception
[C15: of obscure origin]
ˈprawner n

prawn

(prɔn)

n.
1. any of various shrimplike crustaceans of the genera Palaemonetes, Penaeus, etc., some of which are used as food.
2. any shrimp.
v.i.
3. to catch prawns, as for food.
[1400–50; late Middle English prane, of uncertain orig.]
prawn′er, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prawn - any of various edible decapod crustaceansprawn - any of various edible decapod crustaceans
shrimp - small slender-bodied chiefly marine decapod crustaceans with a long tail and single pair of pincers; many species are edible
shrimp cocktail - a cocktail of cold cooked shrimp and a sauce
seafood - edible fish (broadly including freshwater fish) or shellfish or roe etc
river prawn - large Australian prawn
2.prawn - shrimp-like decapod crustacean having two pairs of pincers; most are edible
decapod, decapod crustacean - crustaceans characteristically having five pairs of locomotor appendages each joined to a segment of the thorax
genus Palaemon, Palaemon - type genus of the family Palaemonidae; widely distributed genus
long-clawed prawn, Palaemon australis, river prawn - large (a foot or more) edible freshwater prawn common in Australian rivers
Verb1.prawn - fish for prawns
fish - catch or try to catch fish or shellfish; "I like to go fishing on weekends"
Translations
جَمْبَرِيقُريْدِس، جَمْبَري
garnátkreveta
reje
katkarapu
škamp
djúphafsrækja
クルマエビ
참새우
krevetė
garnele
räka
กุ้ง
iri karideskarides
con tôm

prawn

[prɔːn]
A. N (esp Brit) (medium) → gamba f, camarón m (esp LAm); (small) → camarón m, quisquilla f (Sp); (= Dublin Bay prawn, large prawn) → langostino m
B. CPD prawn cocktail Ncóctel m de gambas

prawn

[ˈprɔːn]
n (British)crevette f (rose)
modif [salad] → de crevettes; [sandwich] → aux crevettesprawn cocktail (British) shrimp cocktail (US) ncocktail m de crevettesprawn crackers nplchips fpl de crevettes

prawn

nGarnele f

prawn

[prɔːn] ngambero, gamberetto

prawn

(proːn) noun
a type of edible shellfish like the shrimp.

prawn

جَمْبَرِي kreveta reje Garnele γαρίδα camarón, gamba katkarapu crevette škamp gambero クルマエビ 참새우 garnaal (stor) reke krewetka camarão креветка räka กุ้ง karides con tôm