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scorpion-lobster

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A long-tailed decapod crustacean of the family Thalassinidæ.

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Examples

  • Upon the next table (21) are the sea craw-fish and sea locusts; and upon the succeeding table (22) the visitor will remark the destructive scorpion-lobster of India, the excavations of which seriously damage the roads of that part of the world; Shrimps in all their varieties; the delicate alima, with its pale thin shell; and the long king crab.

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