from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See spiny lobster.
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- n. The spiny lobster
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- n. large edible marine crustacean having a spiny carapace but lacking the large pincers of true lobsters
- n. warm-water lobsters without claws; those from Australia and South Africa usually marketed as frozen tails; caught also in Florida and California
French, from Old French, from Old Provençal langosta, from Vulgar Latin *lacusta, from Latin locusta, lobster, locust.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)