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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.
(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
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