locust lobster

noun

: a decapod crustacean of the family Scyllaridae
especially : a large edible crustacean (Scyllarus arctus) of the Mediterranean sea that somewhat resembles a lobster

Word History

Etymology

locust from Italian locusta locust, lobster, from Latin

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“Locust lobster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/locust%20lobster. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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