Definition of spiny lobster
: any of several edible crustaceans (family Palinuridae, especially genus Panulirus) distinguished from true lobsters by the simple unenlarged first pair of legs and claws and the spiny carapace
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Definition of spiny lobster for Students
: a sea animal that is related to and resembles the lobster
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