lobster trap

noun
Updated on: 25 Nov 2017

Definition of lobster trap

: a usually rectangular wooden or metal cage that is baited and placed on the sea bottom and that has a funnel-shaped net used to trap lobsters — see also lobster pot

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First Known Use of lobster trap

1847


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