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crawfish
American English: /ˈkrɔˌfɪʃ/
British English: /ˈkrɔːfɪʃ/

noun plural -fish or -fishes

  • crayfish
    Example sentences
    • Edible crabs, crawfish and lobsters must not be taken.
    • The new display will also include tropical hermit crabs, crawfish, horseshoe crabs, and other species.
    • Fish regularly shoal in the area; and within the rocky ledges enormous crabs, lobsters and the occasional crawfish take advantage of the fact that they are rarely visited or fished for.

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