lobster pot

noun

Definition of lobster pot 

: lobster trap especially : one with wooden slats and a domed top

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Rita and Jim spent countless days on their boat pulling lobster pots. courant.com, "Rita Mae Nelson," 7 July 2018 Only the ahi tartare ($26) appetizer and the steamed lobster pot pie entrée can be found on the menu at other Mina restaurants. Jay Jones, latimes.com, "There are fish in the house, if the house is the west Oahu home of the new Michael Mina restaurant," 16 May 2018 For one thing, no one — not whale researchers, not lobster fishermen — can fully explain why right whales are so frequently ensnared in the ropes that connect lobster pots on the seafloor to buoys on the surface. Sarah Kaplan, Washington Post, "These whales will be extinct in 25 years, scientists say — unless we act now to save them," 20 Apr. 2018 For one thing, no one - not whale researchers, not lobster fishermen - can fully explain why right whales are so frequently ensnared in the ropes that connect lobster pots on the seafloor to buoys on the surface. Sarah Kaplan, BostonGlobe.com, "N. Atlantic right whales will be extinct in 25 years, scientists say - unless we act now to save them," 20 Apr. 2018 Others are working on ropeless lobster pots that use inflatable bags to bring the traps to the surface. Russ Bynum, chicagotribune.com, "'Beginning of the end?' No new babies for endangered whales," 26 Mar. 2018 The menu includes such classics as the lobster pot pie. San Francisco Chronicle, "Five places to dine or drink near the Cinequest film fest," 21 Feb. 2018 So much to try, like the chargrilled oysters (in several preparations, like the Milwaukee, with pastrami, beer, garlic and shallot) and rich, rich, rich lobster pot holes (where lobster and lump crab swim together in garlic-herb butter). Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "The Milwaukee 50, with Milwaukee's Top 30 restaurants, ranked," 15 Sep. 2017

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1764, in the meaning defined above

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lobster pot

noun

English Language Learners Definition of lobster pot

: a trap for catching lobsters

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