Definition of tiger shrimp in English:

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tiger shrimp


A large edible shrimp marked with dark bands, found in the Indian and Pacific oceans.
  • Genus Penaeus, class Malacostraca: several species, in particular the widely farmed P. monodon.
Example sentences
  • But then, perhaps you'd like to be more adventurous and go for the succulent tiger shrimp.
  • Super Mum had the pan-roasted West Cork scallops and black tiger shrimp with a pearl barley and mascarpone risotto, and lemon confit for €45.
  • My linguine di mare contained a generous portion of tiger shrimp, tender calamari, bay scallops and mussels, tossed with al dente linguine and a light oregano-scented tomato sauce.

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Syllabification: ti·ger shrimp

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