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(also yabbie)

noun (plural yabbies)

1A small freshwater crayfish.
  • Genus Charax, infraorder Astacidea, in particular the common C. destructor
1.1 another term for nipper (sense 4).


late 19th century: from Wemba-wemba (an Aboriginal language of SE Australia).

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