crawfish


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Synonyms for crawfish

tiny lobster-like crustaceans usually boiled briefly

large edible marine crustacean having a spiny carapace but lacking the large pincers of true lobsters

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Boiled correctly, crawfish will be very spicy, salty, and addicting.
Trap harvesting in traditional or forage-based crawfish production ponds in Louisiana commonly occurs from December though May.
Among the restaurant's delectable menu offerings are a fabulous cajun-style crawfish, as well as a delectable choice of lobster, shrimp, snow crab and king crab.
If you go to Wikipedia," he said, "you will find that crawfish in many parts of the country is referred to as lobster.
Rapidly dwindling numbers of the unsightly British Crawfish means the rare males, who live at Anglesey Sea Zoo, are destined to spend the rest of their lives as bachelors unless partners can be found for them.
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the smell of sausage and seafood pulling at my taste buds and enticing me to buy a pound of crawfish for $6 at Bob Neutze's vending booth.
In the food court, people ordered up baskets of boiled crawfish, catfish po' boys or Louisiana crab cakes on a bed of ``dirty'' rice.
At the 2003 International ChildArt Festival on the National Mall in Washington, DC, art teacher Judy Johnson taught dozens of kids to make springy movable crawfish that can be hung from strings to create movable sculptures.
Like Revoyr, Nancy Rawles excavates one of Los Angeles's less celebrated neighborhoods in her latest novel, Crawfish Dreams.
Whether you know them as mudbugs, ditch bugs, river lobsters, crawlybottoms, crawdads, or crawfish, anyone who has spent time in streams is familiar with crayfish.