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langoustine

noun lan·gous·tine \ˌlaŋ-gə-ˈstēn\

Definition of LANGOUSTINE

:  a small edible lobster (Nephrops norvegicus) of European seas having long slender claws —called also Dublin Bay prawn, Norway lobster

Origin of LANGOUSTINE

French, diminutive of langouste
First Known Use: 1946

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