Sea crayfish

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Sea crayfish (Zoöl) Any crustacean of the genus Palinurus and allied genera, as the European spiny lobster (P. vulgaris), which is much used as an article of food. See Lobster.
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Usage

In literature:

Accordingly she went down to the sea to look for crayfish.
"Foul Play" by Charles Reade
They have also small hoop nets, in which they catch lobsters, and sea crayfish.
"The Voyage Of Governor Phillip To Botany Bay" by Arthur Phillip
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