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Squid vs. Prawn

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Squidnoun

Any of several carnivorous marine cephalopod mollusks, of the order Teuthida, having a mantle, eight arms, and a pair of tentacles

Prawnnoun

A shrimp of the suborder Dendrobranchiata.

Squidnoun

A fishhook with a piece of bright lead, bone, or other substance fastened on its shank to imitate a squid.

Prawnnoun

(Commonwealth) A large shrimp

Squidnoun

A sailor in the Navy.

Prawnnoun

(slang) A woman with a very toned body, but an unattractive face.

‘She's a prawn!’;

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Squidnoun

A quid; one pound sterling.

‘Can you lend me five squid? I feel like a bacon sarnie.’;

Prawnnoun

(Australia) A fool, an idiot.

Squidnoun

A motorcyclist characterized by lack of riding gear, reckless/careless/unsafe riding, especially of sport bikers.

Prawnverb

(intransitive) To fish for prawns.

Squidverb

(parachuting) To cause squidding. An improper, partial, parachute inflation, that results in the sides of the parachute folding in on the center, and pulsating back and forth.

Prawnnoun

Any one of numerous species of large shrimplike Crustacea having slender legs and long antennæ. They mostly belong to the genera Pandalus, Palæmon, Palæmonetes, and Peneus, and are much used as food. The common English prawn is Palæmon serratus.

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Squidnoun

Any one of numerous species of ten-armed cephalopods having a long, tapered body, and a caudal fin on each side; especially, any species of Loligo, Ommastrephes, and related genera. See Calamary, Decacerata, Dibranchiata.

Prawnnoun

any of various edible decapod crustaceans

Squidnoun

A fishhook with a piece of bright lead, bone, or other substance, fastened on its shank to imitate a squid.

Prawnnoun

shrimp-like decapod crustacean having two pairs of pincers; most are edible

Squidnoun

(Italian cuisine) squid prepared as food

Prawnverb

fish for prawns

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Squidnoun

widely distributed fast-moving ten-armed cephalopod mollusk having a long tapered body with triangular tail fins

Prawn

Prawn is a common name for small aquatic crustaceans with an exoskeleton and ten legs (which is a member of the order decapoda), some of which can be eaten.The term is used particularly in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Commonwealth nations, for large swimming crustaceans or shrimp, especially those with commercial significance in the fishing industry. Shrimp that are present in this category often belong to the suborder Dendrobranchiata.

‘prawn’;

Squid

Squid are cephalopods in the superorder Decapodiformes with elongated bodies, large eyes, eight arms and two tentacles. Like all other cephalopods, squid have a distinct head, bilateral symmetry, and a mantle.

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