rock lobster

noun

Definition of rock lobster

Examples of rock lobster in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The menu offers countless fish and shellfish delicacies, including caviar service, seafood plateaus with Sicilan red shrimp, scampi, and raw scallops, plus octopus carpaccio and the signature rock lobster Catalana salad. Elizabeth Brownfield, Forbes, 1 Aug. 2022 And rock lobster just sounded like a good title for a song. Karen Schoemer, SPIN, 1 May 2022 Some favorites include beef short ribs, lamb shoulder with mint and fennel and Omani rock lobster with quinoa. Sherrie Nachman, Forbes, 22 Apr. 2022 Until recently China accounted for around 96 percent of Australian exports of southern rock lobster, trade worth over half a billion U.S. dollars a year to the the antipodean nation. NBC News, 20 June 2021 Australia is stuck between a rock lobster and a hard place. NBC News, 20 June 2021 Australia says Chinese customs officers are delaying imports of some premium shellfish products, in a sign its rock lobster industry could be the latest casualty of growing tensions between Canberra and Beijing. Jason Scott, Bloomberg.com, 1 Nov. 2020 China accounted for 94% of Australian rock lobster exports worth A$752 million ($527 million) in 2018-19. Jason Scott, Bloomberg.com, 1 Nov. 2020 In Western Australia, the fishing season had only just begun when the Geraldton Fishermen's Co-operative was forced to stop buying its members' rock lobsters, which would have been exported to China for the busy Lunar New Year period. Angela Dewan, CNN, 24 Feb. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of rock lobster

1884, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of rock lobster was in 1884

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Last Updated

6 Sep 2022

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“Rock lobster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rock%20lobster. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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