American lobster

noun

Definition of American lobster

: the common lobster (Homarus americanus) of the northeastern coast of North America

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First Known Use of American lobster

1857, in the meaning defined above

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“American lobster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/American%20lobster. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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