verb (used with object)
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Idioms for prawn
Origin of prawn
OTHER WORDS FROM prawnprawner, noun
Words nearby prawn
Example sentences from the Web for prawn
PRAWN COCKTAILThis is also delicious if you replace the shrimp with smoked salmon or cooked crab.
Similar in appearance and often used synonymously—and erroneously—the shrimp and the prawn are two different creatures.
After a lunch of prawn curry and rice at the Bunder, you may want to visit the Lighthouse Hill and its vicinity.
Among them are the shrimp and prawn, thin-shelled, active crustaceans common along our eastern coast.A Civic Biology|George William Hunter
They strike the water with great force, and so send the Prawn or Shrimp quickly backwards.
To move quickly, the Shrimp or Prawn merely bends his body, then straightens it.
When the Prawn or Shrimp is not in a hurry, he swims slowly but surely with the little paddles, or "swimmerets."
To tell a live Shrimp from a Prawn, look at the long pointed beak which juts out from the front of the head.