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chicken lobster

noun
1.
a young lobster weighing 1 pound (0.4 kg) or less.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70, Americanism
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Word Origin and History for chicken lobster
chicken lobster
"young lobster," c.1960s, Amer.Eng., from chicken, here apparwently in its sense of "young" + lobster.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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