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  • n. Plural form of langouste.


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  • They could just toss my corpse into the waters off Saline Beach and leave it for the langoustes.

    Don't you dare die on me

  • The best were the langoustes (Palinurus vulgaris), the clawless lobsters called crawfish (crayfish) in the United States, and the agosta or avagosta of the Adriatic: it was confounded by the

    The Land of Midian

  • Similarly we had laid in a store of forty-two langoustes (crayfish) for presentation at Court, and to gladden the hearts of Cairéne friends: our Greeks placed the tubs in the sun and so close to the funnel, that, after about three hours, all the fine collection perished ignobly.

    The Land of Midian

  • "Local langoustes and garoupa, as well as braised sun bear paw, quite the delicacy here."

    The Miko

  • Spices hung heavy in the air: cinnamon, marjoram, thyme, black pepper and heady nutmeg; there were flapping multicolored rugs and pewter lamps molded into lewd vertical shapes, fresh veg - etables and dried fruits, candies and exotic liquored sweetmeats, fresh fish on shaved ice and crawling langoustes in their salt-water-filled glass cases.

    beneath an opal moon

  • Then came the main courses: cut fowl, golden brown, crisped, rubbed with coarse salt and herbs; broiled shrimps, hardy langoustes; cracked crabs, their shining carapaces blue and red, fresh from the boiling water.

    The Ninja

  • Three of these reservoirs are reserved for fish, the others for crustacea — lobsters and langoustes.

    Brittany & Its Byways

  • In fact, one of the first and abiding impressions of Bordeaux is that it is a great place for things to eat -- oysters from Marennes, lobsters and langoustes, pears big as cantaloupes, pomegranates, mushrooms -- the little ones and the big cepes of Bordeaux -- yellow dates just up from

    Antwerp to Gallipoli A Year of the War on Many Fronts—and Behind Them

  • The best shell-fish are the _praires_ and the _clovisses_, about the same size as walnuts or little neck clams; the _clovisses_ are the largest, and rather take the place of oysters when the latter are not in season, in the same way the clam does in America; others are mussels, oysters, and _langoustes_.

    The Gourmet's Guide to Europe

  • Spiny lobsters or langoustes - also known as rock lobsters or crayfish - fetch a lot of money on the Asian market.

    RNW: English


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