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synonyms for prawn

  • clam
  • conch
  • crawfish
  • crustacean
  • lobster
  • mollusk
  • mussel
  • oyster
  • scallop
  • shrimp
  • snail
  • barnacle
  • crayfish
  • piddock
  • whelk
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How to use prawn in a sentence

The iconic Stagecoach Inn hasn’t changed much since it opened in 1959, and the restaurant is still known for its crispy hand-breaded prawns, prime rib, and steak and beans.
EATER’S GUIDE TO IDAHO’S SNAKE RIVER VALLEYAMANDA GABRIELENOVEMBER 23, 2021EATER
Among them are the shrimp and prawn, thin-shelled, active crustaceans common along our eastern coast.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
They strike the water with great force, and so send the Prawn or Shrimp quickly backwards.
ON THE SEASHORER. CADWALLADER SMITH
To move quickly, the Shrimp or Prawn merely bends his body, then straightens it.
ON THE SEASHORER. CADWALLADER SMITH
When the Prawn or Shrimp is not in a hurry, he swims slowly but surely with the little paddles, or "swimmerets."
ON THE SEASHORER. CADWALLADER SMITH
To tell a live Shrimp from a Prawn, look at the long pointed beak which juts out from the front of the head.
ON THE SEASHORER. CADWALLADER SMITH
The hard, shelly covering of the Shrimp and Prawn is like the armour of the crab--it will not stretch in the least.
ON THE SEASHORER. CADWALLADER SMITH
Thus, one may desire to examine the structure and appendages of a prawn or small crab, or to investigate the nature of a chiton.
THE SEA SHOREWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
A small fish or a prawn is perfectly helpless when once it is seized by the creatures tentacles.
THE SEA SHOREWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
Craw-fish, prawn, shrimp, and crab sauces are made the same as lobster sauce.
HAND-BOOK OF PRACTICAL COOKERY FOR LADIES AND PROFESSIONAL COOKSPIERRE BLOT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PRAWN

  • barnacle
  • clam
  • conch
  • crawfish
  • crayfish
  • crustacean
  • lobster
  • mollusk
  • mussel
  • oyster
  • piddock
  • prawn
  • scallop
  • shrimp
  • snail
  • whelk
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.