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n. - Large edible marine crustacean having a spiny carapace but lacking the large pincers of true lobsters; Warm-water lobsters without claws.

Usage examples (15)
  • It was curious to see the dread shown by the common lobster to the langouste.
  • We rowed back to the little inn at Ploumanach, and had some eggs and a hot langouste or rock-lobster.
  • The descriptions of the lobster and the langouste are particularly minute, and the comparison or contrast between the two is drawn with elaborate precision.
  • Astrid was clearly making an effort to look cheerful, but I could tell she was distraught, and even I felt a little guilty at the thought of poor Łukasz, who had been nice to... for more
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