from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various freshwater crustaceans of the genera Cambarus and Astacus, resembling a lobster but considerably smaller. Also called mudbug; also called regionally crawdad.
- n. See spiny lobster.
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- n. A freshwater crustacean (Cambaridae) resembling a small lobster, sometimes used as an inexpensive seafood or as fish bait.
- n. A rock lobster.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See crawfish.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See 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
- n. warm-water lobsters without claws; those from Australia and South Africa usually marketed as frozen tails; caught also in Florida and California
- n. large edible marine crustacean having a spiny carapace but lacking the large pincers of true lobsters
The rattle rap in crayfish color is great in crayfish waters for smallies, so I've found.
Depending on the student, eating crayfish is either a perk of the job or a curse — "a negative-calorie operation," according to Tim Kratz, director of the research station — because of the energy it takes to pick and prod for the morsels of meat.
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If they aren't, dig out the tube jigs in crayfish colors and hit the shaded edges of the dropoffs, where the hunting is good, and it's twilight all afternoon for both the bass and any angler who takes advantage of the opportunity.
Work them slowly over the bottom in crayfish colors (melon and copper, for instance) through Labor Day, and then switch to minnow colors like shad and golden shiner.
My brother, my three sisters and I could go exploring in the woods near our house, and collect frogs, turtles and crayfish from the local streams and lake.
The river of Isfahan produces a kind of crayfish, which is taken in the bushes along its banks, and is very delicate eating.
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This is substantially faster than their cousin, the signal crayfish, which is also non-native.
Gretchen Hansen The four-inch rusty crayfish are larger and more aggressive than the native Wisconsin crayfish.
And he still drank demon brew, ate steaks, and sucked on little buglike creatures called crayfish.