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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of crustaceans, containing the crawfish of fresh-water lobster of Europe, and allied species of western North America. See crawfish.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The typical genus of the family Astacid√¶, and one of the two leading genera of fluviatile crawfishes, the other being Cambarus.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. type genus of the family Astacidae; Old World crayfish

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