river prawn


river prawn
noun
1. large Australian prawn
Hypernyms: ↑prawn, ↑shrimp
Part Holonyms: ↑long-clawed prawn, ↑Palaemon australis
2. large (a foot or more) edible freshwater prawn common in Australian rivers
Hypernyms: ↑prawn
Member Holonyms: ↑Palaemon, ↑genus Palaemon

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noun
: a large edible freshwater prawn (Palaemon australis) common in Australian rivers where it may reach a length of a foot or more — called also long-clawed prawn

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