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Noun: prawn  pron
  1. Any of various edible decapod crustaceans
    - shrimp
  2. Shrimp-like decapod crustacean having two pairs of pincers; most are edible
Verb: prawn  pron
  1. Fish for prawns

Derived forms: prawning, prawned, prawns

Type of: decapod, decapod crustacean, fish, seafood

Part of: genus Palaemon, Palaemon, prawn cocktail [Brit], shrimp, shrimp cocktail [N. Amer]

Encyclopedia: Prawn