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sea crayfish

noun
Also, sea crawfish.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605

spiny lobster

noun
1.
any of several edible crustaceans of the family Palinuridae, differing from the true lobsters in having a spiny shell and lacking the large pincers.
Also called crayfish, crawfish, sea crayfish, sea crawfish.
Origin
1810-20
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British Dictionary definitions for sea craw fish

spiny lobster

noun
1.
any of various large edible marine decapod crustaceans of the genus Palinurus and related genera, having a very tough spiny carapace Also called rock lobster, crawfish, langouste
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