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langouste

[lahn-goost; English lahng-goost]
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noun, plural lan·goustes [lahn-goost; English lahng-goosts] /lɑ̃ˈgust; English lɑŋˈgusts/. French.
  1. spiny lobster.
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Historical Examples

  • It is highly esteemed for the table, especially in France, where it goes by the name of Langouste.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 7

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  • He ate a small portion of langouste with an exquisite salad, and drank a single glass of chablis.

  • Lobster as here served to take the place of the French langouste, tastes much like deviled lobster.


British Dictionary definitions for langouste

langouste

noun
  1. another name for the spiny lobster
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Word Origin

French, from Old Provençal langosta, perhaps from Latin lōcusta lobster, locust
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