langostino


lan·gos·ti·no

noun \ˌlaŋ-gə-ˈstē-(ˌ)nō\
plural lan·gos·ti·nos

Definition of LANGOSTINO

:  any of several edible crustaceans (as of the genus Pleuroncodes) that are or resemble small lobsters or large shrimp; specifically :  langoustine

Origin of LANGOSTINO

Spanish, diminutive of langosta spiny lobster, locust, from Vulgar Latin *lacusta, alteration of Latin locusta
First Known Use: 1915

Rhymes with LANGOSTINO

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