spiny lobster

Definitions of spiny lobster
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n warm-water lobsters without claws; those from Australia and South Africa usually marketed as frozen tails; caught also in Florida and California

Synonyms:
crayfish, langouste, rock lobster
Type of:
shellfish
meat of edible aquatic invertebrate with a shell (especially a mollusk or crustacean)

n large edible marine crustacean having a spiny carapace but lacking the large pincers of true lobsters

Synonyms:
crawfish, crayfish, langouste, rock lobster, sea crawfish
Type of:
lobster
any of several edible marine crustaceans of the families Homaridae and Nephropsidae and Palinuridae

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