langosta

noun

lan·​gos·​ta
laŋˈgästə
plural -s
: a South or Central American spiny lobster of the genus Panulirus

Word History

Etymology

American Spanish, from Spanish, locust, European lobster, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin lacusta, alteration of Latin locusta

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“Langosta.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/langosta. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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