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Noun: crawdad  kro-dad
Usage: N. Amer
  1. Tiny lobster-like crustaceans usually boiled briefly
    - crayfish, crawfish [N. Amer], ecrevisse
  2. Small freshwater decapod crustacean that resembles a lobster
    - crayfish, crawfish [N. Amer], crawdaddy [N. Amer]

Derived forms: crawdads

Type of: decapod, decapod crustacean, shellfish

Part of: American crayfish, Astacidae, Astacura, ecrevisse, family Astacidae, Old World crayfish

Encyclopedia: Crawdad