Langoustine vs Crayfish - What's the difference?

langoustine | crayfish |


As nouns the difference between langoustine and crayfish

is that langoustine is any of several large edible european prawns while crayfish is (new england|michigan|wisconsin|minnesota) a freshwater crustacean () resembling a small lobster, sometimes used as an inexpensive seafood or as fish bait.

langoustine

Noun

(en noun)
  • Any of several large edible European prawns
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  • Synonyms

    * Norway lobster

    See also

    * scampi ----

    crayfish

    Alternative forms

    * (l) * (l), (l), (l) (obsolete) * (l), (l), (l) (obsolete)

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • (New England, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota) A freshwater crustacean () resembling a small lobster, sometimes used as an inexpensive seafood or as fish bait.
  • (AU, NZ, South Africa) A rock lobster.
  • Usage notes

    The term crayfish'' predominates in the region of New England and in New York, Pennsylvania Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota. In much of the United States—in the South, especially in Louisiana and Texas; in the Midwest and in the West—''crawfish'' predominates. In a belt stretching across Kentucky through Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas and Oklahoma, and in Oregon and northern California, the term ''crawdad predominates.[http://spark-1590165977.us-west-2.elb.amazonaws.com/jkatz/SurveyMaps/]

    Synonyms

    * (freshwater crustaceans) crawdad, crawfish, mudbug, yabby (Australia)

    See also

    * lobster * prawn * shrimp * yabby