Hom·​a·​rus | \ ˈhämərəs\

Definition of Homarus

: a genus of decapod crustaceans including the common lobsters of Europe and North America and the little Cape lobster (H. capensis) of southern Africa and with the related genus Nephrops constituting a family (Homaridae or Nephropsidae)

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History and Etymology for Homarus

New Latin, from French homard lobster, from Middle French, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse humarr lobster

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