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langoustine Line breaks: lan¦gous|tine
Pronunciation: /ˈlɒŋɡʊstiːn/

Definition of langoustine in English:

noun

Another term for Norway lobster, especially when prepared and cooked.
Example sentences
  • Oh they're really quite small, they'd be about the same size as a nice big tiger prawn or a langoustine, so half the size of a lobster that you would expect to buy in the shop that had been caught in the wild.
  • Colin hand-dives for scallops when he has time, and a friend's creels supply us with crabs and lobsters, crayfish and langoustines.
  • For main, if your'e feeling decadent, why not go for the lobster platter; langoustines, mussels, whelks, oysters all surround the halved lobster on a bed of ice.

Origin

French, from langouste (see langouste).

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