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langouste

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Pronunciation: /ˈlɒŋɡuːst
 
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Definition of langouste in English:

noun

A spiny lobster, especially when prepared and cooked.
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.

Origin

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

Words that rhyme with langouste

boost, mot juste, Proust, roost, self-induced, used

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