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langouste Syllabification: lan·gouste
Pronunciation: /läNGˈɡo͞ost/

Definition of langouste in English:


A spiny lobster, especially in French cuisine.
Example sentences
  • Sometimes referred to as rock lobster or langouste, it is generally found in warmer waters.
  • Today we do not have live spiny lobsters (langouste) in great abundance.
  • Over there, in the Caribbean, all langoustes are nationalised; they have to be sold to tourists for currency.


French, from Old Provençal lagosta, based on Latin locusta 'locust,crustacean'.

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