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from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Chiefly Southern & Western U.S. See crayfish.

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  • n. The crayfish.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. same as crawfish

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

  • n. small freshwater decapod crustacean that resembles a lobster
  • n. tiny lobster-like crustaceans usually boiled briefly

Etymologies

craw(fish) + dad.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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