rock shrimp

noun

Definition of rock shrimp

  1. :  any of several hard-shelled warm-water shrimp (genus Sicyonia, especially S. brevirostris) that are harvested chiefly in the Gulf of Mexico and widely sold as food

First Known Use of rock shrimp

1973

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