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Definition of Lobster

Lobster
Lobster Lob"ster, n. [AS. loppestre, lopystre prob., corrupted fr. L. locusta a marine shellfish, a kind of lobster, a locust. Cf. Locust.] (Zo["o]l.) Any large macrurous crustacean used as food, esp. those of the genus Homarus; as the American lobster (H. Americanus), and the European lobster (H. vulgaris). The Norwegian lobster (Nephrops Norvegicus) is similar in form. All these have a pair of large unequal claws. The spiny lobsters of more southern waters, belonging to Palinurus, Panulirus, and allied genera, have no large claws. The fresh-water crayfishes are sometimes called lobsters. Lobster caterpillar (Zo["o]l.), the caterpillar of a European bombycid moth (Stauropus fagi); -- so called from its form. Lobster louse (Zo["o]l.), a copepod crustacean (Nicotho["e] astaci) parasitic on the gills of the European lobster.
Lobster
Lobster Lob"ster, n. As a term of opprobrium or contempt: A gullible, awkward, bungling, or undesirable person. [Slang]

Meaning of Lobster from wikipedia

- Lobsters are a family (Nephropidae, sometimes also Homeridae) of large marine crustaceans. Lobsters have long bodies with muscular tails, and live in...
- The Lobster is a 2015 absurdist dystopian black comedy film directed, co-written, and co-produced by Yorgos Lanthimos, co-produced by Ceci Dempsy, Ed...
- Red Lobster Hospitality LLC is an American casual dining restaurant chain headquartered in Orlando, Florida. The company has operations across most of...
- It is also known as Atlantic lobster, Canadian lobster, true lobster, northern lobster, Canadian Reds, or Maine lobster. It can reach a body length of...
- The lobster moth (Stauropus ****i), also known as lobster prominent, is a moth from the family Notodontidae. The species was first described by Carl Linnaeus...
- "Rock Lobster" is a song written by Fred Schneider and Ricky Wilson, two members of The B-52's. It was produced in two versions, one by DB Records released...
- term lobster paste or lobster pâté can also be used to indicate a mixture of tomalley and lobster roe. Lobster bisque, lobster stock, and lobster consommé...
- A lobster is a clawed marine crustacean. Lobster or LOBSTER may also refer to: Spiny lobsters, slipper lobsters, furry lobsters, and squat lobsters, non-clawed...
- Blue lobster may refer to either: Procambarus alleni, a blue crayfish commonly called a blue lobster Homarus gammarus, the European or common lobster, which...
- Spiny lobsters, also known as langustas, langouste, or rock lobsters, are a family (Palinuridae) of about 60 species of achelate crustaceans, in the Decapoda...
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