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lobster pot

n.
A cage of plastic-covered wire mesh or wooden slats with a funnel-shaped entrance, used for trapping lobsters. Also called lobster trap.
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lobster pot

or

lobster trap

n
(Fishing) a round basket or trap made of open slats used to catch lobsters
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lob′ster pot`


n.
a trap for catching lobsters, typically a box made of wooden slats with a funnellike entrance to the bait. Also called lob′ster trap`.
[1755–65]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lobster pot - trap for catching lobsterslobster pot - trap for catching lobsters    
trap - a device in which something (usually an animal) can be caught and penned
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Translations

lobster pot

nHummer(fang)korb m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

lobster pot

nnassa per aragoste
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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