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Scampi vs. Shrimp

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Scampinoun

A Norway lobster (Nephrops norvegicus).

Shrimpnoun

Any of many swimming, often edible crustaceans, chiefly of the infraorder Caridea or the suborder Dendrobranchiata, with slender legs, long whiskers and a long abdomen.

Scampinoun

(especially in Australia) Any similar species of genus Nephrops or similar prawns.

Shrimpnoun

(uncountable) The flesh of such crustaceans.

Scampinoun

plural of scampo

Shrimpnoun

(slang) A small, puny or unimportant person.

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Scampinoun

large shrimp sauteed in oil or butter and garlic

Shrimpverb

(intransitive) To fish for shrimp.

Scampi

Scampi, also called Dublin Bay Prawn or Norway Lobster (Nephrops norvegicus), is an edible lobster of the order Decapoda. It is widespread in the Mediterranean and northeastern Atlantic, from North Africa to Norway and Iceland, and is a gastronomic delicacy.

Shrimpverb

To contract; to shrink.

Shrimpverb

To contract; to shrink.

Shrimpnoun

Any one of numerous species of macruran Crustacea belonging to Crangon and various allied genera, having a slender body and long legs. Many of them are used as food. The larger kinds are called also prawns. See Illust. of Decapoda.

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Shrimpnoun

Figuratively, a little wrinkled man; a dwarf; - in contempt.

β€˜This weak and writhled shrimp.’;

Shrimpnoun

disparaging terms for small people

Shrimpnoun

any of various edible decapod crustaceans

Shrimpnoun

small slender-bodied chiefly marine decapod crustaceans with a long tail and single pair of pincers; many species are edible

Shrimpverb

fish for shrimp

Shrimp

Shrimp are decapod crustaceans with elongated bodies and a primarily swimming mode of locomotion – most commonly Caridea and Dendrobranchiata. More narrow definitions may be restricted to Caridea, to smaller species of either group or to only the marine species.

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