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prawn

[prawn]
noun
1.
any of various shrimplike decapod crustaceans of the genera Palaemon, Penaeus, etc., certain of which are used as food.
verb (used with object)
2.
to catch prawns, as for food.
Idioms
3.
come the raw prawn, Australian Slang. to try to impose on or deceive someone (followed by with ).

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English prane, of uncertain origin

prawner, noun
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prawn (prɔːn)
 
n
1.  any of various small edible marine decapod crustaceans of the genera Palaemon, Penaeus, etc, having a slender flattened body with a long tail and two pairs of pincers
2.  informal (Austral) come the raw prawn to attempt deception
 
[C15: of obscure origin]
 
'prawner
 
n

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prawn
1426, prayne, of unknown origin.
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