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crawfish

[W3, resembling the lobster but usually much smaller in size; cf. SA crayfish spiny rock lobster] n. the spiny lobster, Panulirus argus, often larger than the American lobster: 1978 (Campbell 128). Crawfish (US spiny lobsters) have long feelers and no biters; lobsters (US variety) have big biters (Berry). (Black)

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Last update: 2011-01-30 23:20
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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