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Definition of Lobsters

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 Lobsters from wikipedia

- Lobsters are a family (Nephropidae, sometimes also Homeridae) of large marine crustaceans. Lobsters have long bodies with muscular tails, and live in...
- causes black lesions on the lobsters' dorsal carapaces, reducing their saleability and sometimes killing the lobsters. Limp lobster disease caused by systemic...
- Spiny lobsters, also known as langustas, langouste, or rock lobsters, are a family (Palinuridae) of about 60 species of achelate crustaceans, in the Decapoda...
- 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...
- and seas. They are not true lobsters, but are more closely related to spiny lobsters and furry lobsters. Slipper lobsters are instantly recognisable by...
- Reef lobsters, Enoplometopus, are a genus of small lobsters that live on reefs in the Indo-Pacific, Caribbean and warmer parts of the Atlantic Ocean. Species...
- fished. The two main groups of squat lobsters share most features of their morphology. They resemble true lobsters in some ways, but are somewhat flattened...
- Furry lobsters (sometimes called coral lobsters) are small decapod crustaceans, closely related to the slipper lobsters and spiny lobsters. The antennae...
- known as crawfish, craydids, crawdaddies, crawdads, freshwater lobsters, mountain lobsters, mudbugs, or yabbies. Taxonomically, they are members of the...
- catch lobsters, with the method depending largely on the species being targeted. The large Homarus lobsters are caught almost exclusively with lobster pots...
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