langoustine

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noun lan·gous·tine \ˌlaŋ-gə-ˈstēn\

Definition of langoustine

  1. :  a small edible lobster (Nephrops norvegicus) of European seas having long slender claws —called also Dublin Bay prawn, Norway lobster

Origin and Etymology of langoustine

French, diminutive of langouste


First Known Use: 1946



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