Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Any injurious locust or grasshopper: so called in Spanish America and, to some extent, in the southwestern United States.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Si les digo "langosta" y "grillo", se habrán dado una idea de la forma que tiene este insecto.

    veruscio Diary Entry

  • Even the lobster fisherman now go out with the pretence of fishing but really they are looking for la langosta blanca - the white lobster.

    Boing Boing

  • Althouse: "Looking for la langosta blanca - the white lobster."

    "Looking for la langosta blanca - the white lobster."

  • "Looking for la langosta blanca - the white lobster."

    "Looking for la langosta blanca - the white lobster."

  • No sé si es un grillo IV no sé si es un grillo mi querida langosta mi pequeño saltamontes mi ortóptera miniatura miro sus ojos compuestos

    veruscio Diary Entry

  • Even the lobster fisherman now go out with the pretence of fishing but really they are looking for la langosta blanca - the white lobster.

    "Looking for la langosta blanca - the white lobster."

  • No pude sacarle fotos, pero aquí les dejo una de un saltamontes o una langosta, que se le parece bastante.

    veruscio Diary Entry

  • Toasted pine nuts, baby favas, and spring peas added a fresh sweetness and yet another layer of texture to the already fleshy bite of the langosta and the pliable chew of the pig.

    Augieland:

  • Toasted pine nuts, baby favas, and spring peas added a fresh sweetness and yet another layer of texture to the already fleshy bite of the langosta and the pliable chew of the pig.

    Can Fabes: 264 rolexilian stars

  • Toasted pine nuts, baby favas, and spring peas added a fresh sweetness and yet another layer of texture to the already fleshy bite of the langosta and the pliable chew of the pig.

    Spain

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  • The Spanish translation of David Foster Wallace's penultimate book*, "Hablemos de Langostas" (Consider the Lobster), was published a week before his death.

    * A revision of his 2000 essay on John McCain was issued in book form, also during the first week of September 2008.

    November 20, 2008