1. [ noun ] (chemistry,food) warm-water lobsters without claws; those from Australia and South Africa usually marketed as frozen tails; caught also in Florida and California
Synonyms: rock_lobster crayfish spiny_lobster
Related terms: shellfish spiny_lobster
2. [ noun ] (zoology) large edible marine crustacean having a spiny carapace but lacking the large pincers of true lobsters
Synonyms: rock_lobster crawfish crayfish sea_crawfish spiny_lobster
Related terms: lobster Palinurus spiny_lobster
Similar spelling:   langoustine