true lobster


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Noun1.true lobster - large edible marine crustaceans having large pincers on the first pair of legstrue lobster - large edible marine crustaceans having large pincers on the first pair of legs
lobster - any of several edible marine crustaceans of the families Homaridae and Nephropsidae and Palinuridae
family Homaridae, Homaridae - large-clawed lobsters
Homarus americanus, Maine lobster, Northern lobster, American lobster - lobster of Atlantic coast of America
Homarus vulgaris, European lobster - lobster of Atlantic coast of Europe
Cape lobster, Homarus capensis - small lobster of southern Africa
lobster - flesh of a lobster
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According to a report in Live Science, wood might be the main course for Munidopsis andamanica, a crustacean known as a "squat lobster," which is related to true lobsters.
The large, frontal claws are characteristic of true lobsters, grouped in the family Homaridae.