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See definition of crawfish on Dictionary.com
  • as inshellfish
  • as inback away

synonyms for crawfish

  • clam
  • conch
  • crustacean
  • lobster
  • mollusk
  • mussel
  • oyster
  • prawn
  • scallop
  • shrimp
  • snail
  • barnacle
  • crayfish
  • piddock
  • whelk
See also synonyms for: crawfished / crawfishing
  • back out
  • backpedal
  • pull back
  • retreat
  • withdraw
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How to use crawfish in a sentence

The EPA’s summary of Oxitec’s tests, for instance, reports no effects noticed for feeding the aquatic mosquito larvae to crawfish.
THE U.S.’S FIRST OPEN-AIR GENETICALLY MODIFIED MOSQUITOES HAVE TAKEN FLIGHTSUSAN MILIUSMAY 14, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
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.
AS CUSTOMERS AND COASTLINES DISAPPEAR, A NEW ORLEANS CHEF FIGHTS FOR HER COMMUNITYDAYANA SARKISOVADECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
He tells me the crawfish in his stream are better than any in the neighbourhood; the water itself is pure, light, and delicate.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
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.
THE MEMOIRS OF GENERAL P. H. SHERIDAN, COMPLETEGENERAL PHILIP HENRY SHERIDAN
Out of the beds they scrambled in hot haste, and to each one six or eight of the crawfish were clinging.
FRANK MERRIWELL'S CHUMSBURT L. STANDISH
The crawfish were still clinging comfortably to various portions of the garments in which the two lads had gone to bed.
FRANK MERRIWELL'S CHUMSBURT L. STANDISH
But the two lads danced, kicked and beat about them with their arms so that no one could remove the crawfish.
FRANK MERRIWELL'S CHUMSBURT L. STANDISH
Down the stairs he ran, and quickly gathered up every crawfish he could find, while others followed his example.
FRANK MERRIWELL'S CHUMSBURT L. STANDISH
Crawfish throw up their hillocks in this soil, and the farmer who cultivates it, will find his labors impeded by the water.
A NEW GUIDE FOR EMIGRANTS TO THE WESTJ. M. PECK
Accordingly he began to hunt for crawfish, and while searching stumbled over some black stones which attracted his attention.
AMERICAN INVENTIONS AND INVENTORSWILLIAM A. MOWRY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CRAWFISH

  • back out
  • backpedal
  • crawfish
  • pull back
  • retreat
  • withdraw
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