black tiger shrimp

noun

Definition of black tiger shrimp

  1. :  tiger shrimp Next in the mix came plump black tiger shrimp that had been sauteed with red onions, garlic and habanero peppers … — Rob Kasper, Baltimore Sun, 12 Nov. 2010 Black tiger shrimp eat the same types of food as native shrimp species, but as they grow they also eat their smaller cousins. — Dallas Morning-News, 1 Jan. 2012

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1981

First Known Use of black tiger shrimp

1981


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