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shrimp British & World English

A small free-swimming crustacean with an elongated body, typically marine and frequently of commercial importance as food

brine shrimp British & World English

A small fairy shrimp which lives in brine pools and salt lakes and is used as food for aquarium fish

fairy shrimp British & World English

A small transparent crustacean which typically swims on its back, using its legs to filter food particles from the water

mantis shrimp British & World English

A predatory marine crustacean with a pair of large spined front legs that resemble those of a mantis and are used for capturing prey

shrimp plant British & World English

An evergreen Mexican shrub with clusters of small flowers in pinkish-brown bracts that are said to resemble shrimps, widely grown as a houseplant

opossum shrimp British & World English

A small shrimp-like crustacean which has a long abdomen and conspicuous eyes and is typically transparent. The eggs and young are carried in a ventral brood pouch

tiger prawn British & World English

A large edible prawn marked with dark bands, found in the Indian and Pacific oceans

tiger shrimp in tiger prawn British & World English

A large edible prawn marked with dark bands, found in the Indian and Pacific oceans