langoustine

noun
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 Red bream is plated under a white truffle ponzu jelly; Scottish langoustine is dusted under English Bergamot. Brad Japhe, Forbes, 4 Nov. 2021 Don’t forget to treat yourself to some caviar, which comes in a whopping seven serving varieties including with burrata, on top of a langoustine tartare or adorning a bed of pasta. Rana Good, Forbes, 27 Sep. 2021 The culinary masterpiece includes langoustine, Kobe beef, Almas Beluga caviar, and black truffle brie cheese. Jessica Poitevien, Travel + Leisure, 12 Aug. 2021 The culinary masterpiece includes langoustine, Kobe beef, Almas Beluga caviar, and black truffle brie cheese. Jessica Poitevien, Travel + Leisure, 12 Aug. 2021 The culinary masterpiece includes langoustine, Kobe beef, Almas Beluga caviar, and black truffle brie cheese. Jessica Poitevien, Travel + Leisure, 12 Aug. 2021 The culinary masterpiece includes langoustine, Kobe beef, Almas Beluga caviar, and black truffle brie cheese. Jessica Poitevien, Travel + Leisure, 12 Aug. 2021 The culinary masterpiece includes langoustine, Kobe beef, Almas Beluga caviar, and black truffle brie cheese. Jessica Poitevien, Travel + Leisure, 12 Aug. 2021 The culinary masterpiece includes langoustine, Kobe beef, Almas Beluga caviar, and black truffle brie cheese. Jessica Poitevien, Travel + Leisure, 12 Aug. 2021

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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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Last Updated

12 Dec 2021

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“Langoustine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/langoustine. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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