lan·​gous·​tine | \ ˌlaŋ-gə-ˈstēn How to pronounce langoustine (audio) \

Definition of langoustine

: a small edible lobster (Nephrops norvegicus) of European seas having long slender claws

called also Dublin Bay prawn, Norway lobster

Examples of langoustine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The culinary masterpiece includes langoustine, Kobe beef, Almas Beluga caviar, and black truffle brie cheese. Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, "This Cabo Resort Is Selling a $25,000 Taco — Here's What's in It," 9 Nov. 2020 Molecular gastronomy dishes like strawberry gazpacho served on a silicone tongue (cast from a real tongue) and chocolates made from langoustine shells and cocoa fat are served, all with the aim of challenging diners' palates. Mary Holland, Condé Nast Traveler, "A Michelin-Starred Restaurant in Copenhagen Is Feeding the Homeless During the Coronavirus Outbreak," 30 Mar. 2020 At Strandgaarden Badehotel, Nordic dishes with strong Thai influences, like a spicy coconut langoustine soup, are served in the ancient, homey dining room. Mary Holland, Condé Nast Traveler, "The Danish Island Responsible for the Salt at the World’s Best Restaurants," 12 Sep. 2019 On one occasion, by his own admission, Mr. Robuchon threw a plate at Mr. Ramsay, after the British chef failed to execute a dish of langoustine ravioli correctly. Josh Jacobs, WSJ, "Chef Joël Robuchon Found Exacting Ways to Prepare Simple French Food," 10 Aug. 2018 His menus are likely to include langoustines, several types of fish, and Wagyu beef, all with Korean garnishes. Florence Fabricant, New York Times, "Bergdorf’s Revitalizes Its Lower-Level Cafe," 5 June 2018 Canapés included Scottish langoustines wrapped in smoked salmon (Norway lobsters that are basically small lobsters); garden pea panna cotta (similar to a custard) with quail eggs; and croquette of confit Windsor lamb. Domenica Bongiovanni, Indianapolis Star, "Prince Harry cursed (maybe): 5 things to know about his royal wedding with Meghan Markle," 19 May 2018 Those were followed by a plump, succulent, grilled langoustine from Froya, an island off the middle of Norway’s almost 1,600-mile coastline. Alexander Lobrano, New York Times, "New New Nordic Cuisine Takes Hold in Oslo," 29 May 2018 Dinner was a chic Italianate affair: a symphony of glistening Richard Ginori porcelain and colorful Venetian glass goblets, with a menu of crab and langoustine cocktail followed by individual (and very cosy) shepherd’s pie and petit fours. Vogue, "Claire Foy, Idris Elba, Anna Wintour, Sophie Okonedo, Ralph Fiennes, and the Cast of Hamilton Fete the 64th Evening Standard Theatre Awards," 19 Nov. 2018

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First Known Use of langoustine

1946, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for langoustine

French, diminutive of langouste

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“Langoustine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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