crayfish: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (krā'fish"), [key]
— pl. -fish, -fish•es.
  1. Also calledany freshwater decapod crustacean of the genera Astacus and Cambarus, closely related to but smaller than the lobsters.
  2. any of several similar marine crustaceans, esp. the spiny lobster.
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