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Any of various edible marine decapod crustaceans of the family Palinuridae, having a spiny carapace and long antennae and lacking claws. Also called crayfish, langouste, rock lobster, sea crayfish.
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(Animals) any of various large edible marine decapod crustaceans of the genus Palinurus and related genera, having a very tough spiny carapace. Also called: rock lobster, crawfish or langouste
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any of several edible crustaceans of the family Palinuridae, differing from true lobsters in having a spiny shell and lacking large pincers.
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|Noun||1.||spiny lobster - warm-water lobsters without claws; those from Australia and South Africa usually marketed as frozen tails; caught also in Florida and California|
sea crawfish, spiny lobster, langouste, rock lobster, crawfish, crayfish - large edible marine crustacean having a spiny carapace but lacking the large pincers of true lobsters
shellfish - meat of edible aquatic invertebrate with a shell (especially a mollusk or crustacean)
|2.||spiny lobster - large edible marine crustacean having a spiny carapace but lacking the large pincers of true lobsters|
lobster - any of several edible marine crustaceans of the families Homaridae and Nephropsidae and Palinuridae
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