Cape crawfish
an edible South African spiny lobster, Jasus lalandii.
Also, Cape crayfish.

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  • cape crawfish — noun or cape crayfish Usage: usually capitalized 1st C Etymology: from Cape of Good Hope : the common spiny lobster (Jasus lalandii) of the coast of southern Africa valued as food and shipped canned or frozen to the U.S. see rock lobster * * * an …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cape lobster — noun small lobster of southern Africa • Syn: ↑Homarus capensis • Hypernyms: ↑true lobster • Member Holonyms: ↑Homarus, ↑genus Homarus * * * noun Usage: us …   Useful english dictionary

  • cape rock lobster — noun Usage: usually capitalized C Etymology: from Cape of Good Hope : cape crawfish …   Useful english dictionary

  • cape spiny lobster — noun Usage: usually capitalized C Etymology: from Cape of Good Hope : cape crawfish …   Useful english dictionary

  • cape crayfish — noun see cape crawfish …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cape Columbine — is well known for its lighthouse, the last manned lighthouse built on the South African coast. [http://www.paternoster.co.za/index.php?cape columbine] . The Cape Columbine Lighthouse was commissioned on October 1 1936. Both the headland and… …   Wikipedia

  • lobster tail — n. the flesh of the tail of any of various crustaceans, esp. the Cape crawfish, prepared as food, often by broiling in the shell * * * …   Universalium

  • lobster tail — n. the flesh of the tail of any of various crustaceans, esp. the Cape crawfish, prepared as food, often by broiling in the shell …   English World dictionary

  • jasus — ˈjāsəs noun Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from Latin Iasus, Iassus ancient town : a genus of spiny lobsters including the Cape crawfish …   Useful english dictionary

  • kreef — ˈkrāf noun ( s) Etymology: Afrikaans, from Dutch kreeft lobster, crayfish, from Middle Dutch creeft; akin to Old High German krebiz crab more at crab : cape crawfish …   Useful english dictionary

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