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crawfish

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noun craw·fish \ˈkrȯ-ˌfish\

Definition of crawfish

  1. 1 :  crayfish 1

  2. 2 :  spiny lobster



Origin and Etymology of crawfish

by folk etymology from Middle English crevis, kraveys


First Known Use: 1624


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crawfish

verb craw·fish

Definition of crawfish

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to retreat from a position :  back out <I crawfished as fast as I could — Mark Twain>




CRAWFISH Defined for Kids

crawfish

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noun craw·fish \ˈkrȯ-ˌfish\

Definition of crawfish for Students

plural

crawfish




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