any of several edible decapod crustaceans, esp. a small lobster of the North Atlantic
Origin of langoustineFr, diminutive of langouste
A small edible lobster (Nephrops norvegicus) of the eastern Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, having slender claws. Also called Norway lobster . Also called scampi .
Origin of langoustineFrench diminutive of langouste langouste ; see langouste.