Synonyms of crayfish


1. spiny lobster, langouste, rock lobster, crayfish, shellfish

usage: warm-water lobsters without claws; those from Australia and South Africa usually marketed as frozen tails; caught also in Florida and California

2. crayfish, crawfish, crawdad, ecrevisse, shellfish

usage: tiny lobster-like crustaceans usually boiled briefly

3. crayfish, crawfish, crawdad, crawdaddy, decapod crustacean, decapod

usage: small freshwater decapod crustacean that resembles a lobster

4. spiny lobster, langouste, rock lobster, crawfish, crayfish, sea crawfish, lobster

usage: large edible marine crustacean having a spiny carapace but lacking the large pincers of true lobsters

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