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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Prawns (0.01511 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Prawns.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: prawn prawn n 1: any of various edible decapod crustaceans [syn: shrimp] 2: shrimp-like decapod crustacean having two pairs of pincers; most are edible v : fish for prawns
English → English (gcide) Definition: prawns Shrimp \Shrimp\, n. [OE. shrimp; -- probably so named from its shriveled appearance. See Shrimp, v.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Any one of numerous species of macruran Crustacea belonging to Crangon and various allied genera, having a slender body and long legs. Many of them are used as food. The larger kinds are called also prawns. See Illust. of Decapoda. (b) In a more general sense, any species of the macruran tribe Caridea, or any species of the order Schizopoda, having a similar form. (c) In a loose sense, any small crustacean, including some amphipods and even certain entomostracans; as, the fairy shrimp, and brine shrimp. See under Fairy, and Brine. [1913 Webster] 2. Figuratively, a little wrinkled man; a dwarf; -- in contempt. [1913 Webster] This weak and writhled shrimp. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Opossum shrimp. (Zo["o]l.) See under Opossum. Spector shrimp, or Skeleton shrimp (Zo["o]l.), any slender amphipod crustacean of the genus Caprella and allied genera. See Illust. under L[ae]modopoda. Shrimp catcher (Zo["o]l.), the little tern (Sterna minuta ). Shrimp net, a dredge net fixed upon a pole, or a sweep net dragged over the fishing ground. [1913 Webster]

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