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langoustine

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noun lan·gous·tine \ˌlaŋ-gə-ˈstēn\

Definition of langoustine

  1. :  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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