from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of decapod Crustacea, including the common lobsters.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of long-tailed crustaceans or lobsters, belonging to the family Homaridæ.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. type genus of the family Homaridae: common edible lobsters
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For information on the spiny lobster in the Indian Ocean, and for the distribution of P. homarus megasculptus in relation to surface circulation patterns in this LME, see Pollock, 1998, and the distribution map for January and July, page 218.
(Cancer homarus or ecrevisse-de-mer), is as large as the lobster, but wants its biting claws.