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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The typical genus of the family Astacidæ, and one of the two leading genera of fluviatile crawfishes, the other being Cambarus.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

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

  • noun type genus of the family Astacidae; Old World crayfish

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