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noun as in shellfish

verb as in back away

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He throws in oysters, crawfish tails, crab meat, shrimp and enough salt to stop your heart to make our family’s version of Louisiana’s signature dish, gumbo.

I saw crawfish and frogs but somehow missed the snakes, gators, and spiders that other hikers insisted were there.

The EPA’s summary of Oxitec’s tests, for instance, reports no effects noticed for feeding the aquatic mosquito larvae to crawfish.

While resources are still available in the coast, Reyher says that where fish, shrimp, oysters and crawfish live and how they’re caught continues to change, placing a burden on those whose livelihood is staked on the setups they already have.

Gabrielle Taper, 19, sat next to her two teenage friends and nibbled on crawfish and Andouille, a type of sausage made from pork.

The incident is big news in Breaux Bridge, which bills itself as the “Crawfish Capital of the World.”

Men, she says, worked 24 hours, forced to steam the crawfish and then peel them.

According to the lawsuit, crawfish processors “depend on the H-2B workers,” and new wage hikes “will cripple Louisiana employers.”

On the menu: New Orleans classics, including crawfish, shrimp, and gumbo.

He tells me the crawfish in his stream are better than any in the neighbourhood; the water itself is pure, light, and delicate.

On the 19th I resumed the march to the left and went into line of battle at Crawfish Springs to cover our right and rear.

Out of the beds they scrambled in hot haste, and to each one six or eight of the crawfish were clinging.

The crawfish were still clinging comfortably to various portions of the garments in which the two lads had gone to bed.

But the two lads danced, kicked and beat about them with their arms so that no one could remove the crawfish.


On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to crawfish, such as: clam, conch, crustacean, lobster, mollusk, and mussel.

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