Langoustine meaning

lănggə-stēn
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A small edible lobster (Nephrops norvegicus) of the eastern Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, having slender claws.
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Any of several edible decapod crustaceans, esp. a small lobster of the North Atlantic.
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Any of several large edible European prawns.
  • Nephrops norvegicus.
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Origin of langoustine

  • French diminutive of langouste langouste langouste

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition