"prawn" Definition

  1. n. Any one of numerous species of large shrimplike Crustacea having slender legs and long antennae. They mostly belong to the genera Pandalus, Palaemon, Palaemonetes, and Peneus, and are much used as food. The common English prawn is Palaemon serratus.

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Position in dictionary: 77046 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n.,
Words that start with "prawn": 1
Words that end with "prawn": 1
Words that contain "prawn": 1
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English Dictionary Definition of prawn

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