HyperDic: crawfish

English > 4 senses of the word crawfish:
NOUNfoodcrawfish, crayfish, crawdad, ecrevissetiny lobster-like crustaceans usually boiled briefly
animalcrawfish, crayfish, crawdad, crawdaddysmall freshwater decapod crustacean that resembles a lobster
animalcrawfish, spiny lobster, langouste, rock lobster, crayfish, sea crawfishlarge edible marine crustacean having a spiny carapace but lacking the large pincers of true lobsters
VERBcommunicationcrawfish, retreat, pull back, back out, back away, crawfish out, pull in one's horns, withdrawmake a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity
crawfish > pronunciation
Soundskrao'fih.sh
Rhymesabolish ... Yiddish: 161 rhymes with ihsh...
English > crawfish: 4 senses > noun 1, food
Meaningtiny lobster-like crustaceans usually boiled briefly.
Synonymscrayfish, crawdad, ecrevisse
Part ofAmerican crayfishCommon large crayfishes of eastern North America
Old World crayfish, ecrevissesmall crayfish of Europe and Asia and western North America
Broadershellfishmeat of edible aquatic invertebrate with a shell (especially a mollusk or crustacean)
Spanishcámbaro, cangrejo de mar, cangrejo de río
Catalancranc de mar
English > crawfish: 4 senses > noun 2, animal
Meaningsmall freshwater decapod crustacean that resembles a lobster.
Synonymscrayfish, crawdad, crawdaddy
Member ofAstacidae, family Astacidae, Astacuracrayfish
NarrowerAmerican crayfishCommon large crayfishes of eastern North America
Old World crayfish, ecrevissesmall crayfish of Europe and Asia and western North America
Broaderdecapod crustacean, decapodcrustaceans characteristically having five pairs of locomotor appendages each joined to a segment of the thorax
Spanishcangrejo de río, cangrejo
Catalancranc de riu
English > crawfish: 4 senses > noun 3, animal
Meaninglarge edible marine crustacean having a spiny carapace but lacking the large pincers of true lobsters.
Synonymsspiny lobster, langouste, rock lobster, crayfish, sea crawfish
Member ofPalinurus, genus Palinurustype genus of the family Palinuridae
Partsspiny lobster, langouste, rock lobster, crayfishwarm-water lobsters without claws
BroaderlobsterAny of several edible marine crustaceans of the families ... / families Homaridae and Nephropsidae and Palinuridae
Spanishbogavante, cámbaro, langosta
Catalanllagosta
English > crawfish: 4 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningmake a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"We'll have to crawfish out from meeting with him"
Synonymsretreat, pull back, back out, back away, crawfish out, pull in one's horns, withdraw
Similar towithdraw, retreat, pull away, draw back, recede, pull back, retire, move backpull back or move away or backward
Spanishrecular, retirarse, retirar, suprimir
Catalanrecular, retirar-se, retirar, suprimir

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