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English definition of “crayfish”

crayfish

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈkreɪ.fɪʃ/ (plural crayfish or crayfishes) (US also crawfish,    /ˈkrɔː-/   ) us  
a small animal that lives in rivers and is similar to a lobster, or its flesh eaten as foodFish and seafoodSea fishFreshwater fishSea creaturesSea fish
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