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Noun: American lobster
  1. Flesh of cold-water lobsters having large tender claws; caught from Maine to the Carolinas
    - Northern lobster, Maine lobster
     
  2. Lobster of Atlantic coast of America
    - Northern lobster, Maine lobster, Homarus americanus

Derived forms: American lobsters

Type of: lobster, true lobster

Part of: genus Homarus, Homarus

Encyclopedia: American lobster