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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Origin and Etymology of homarus
New Latin, from French homard lobster, from Middle French, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse humarr lobster — more at cambarus
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