lan·​gouste läⁿ-ˈgüst How to pronounce langouste (audio)

Word History


French, grasshopper, lobster, from Old French languste, from Old Occitan langosta, from Vulgar Latin *lacusta

First Known Use

1832, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of langouste was in 1832

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Cite this Entry

“Langouste.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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