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langouste

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noun lan·gouste \läⁿ-ˈgüst\

Definition of langouste



Origin of langouste

French, grasshopper, lobster, from Old French languste, from Old Occitan langosta, from Vulgar Latin *lacusta


First Known Use: 1832


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