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n. - Large edible marine crustacean having a spiny carapace but lacking the large pincers of true lobsters; Small freshwater decapod crustacean that resembles a lobster; .

Usage examples (39)
  • We'll have to crawfish out from meeting with him
  • Sevando Salinas dumps crawfish from a purging tank into a loading tray at Southeast Texas crawfish Farm.
  • And how about sum cajun-style mudbugs aka crawfish?
  • They are generally served at a gathering known as a crawfish boil. for more
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