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English noun: prawn

1. prawn (food) any of various edible decapod crustaceans


Broader (hypernym)seafood

Narrower (hyponym)river prawn

Part meronymshrimp

Substance meronymshrimp cocktail

2. prawn (animal) shrimp-like decapod crustacean having two pairs of pincers; most are edible

Broader (hypernym)decapod, decapod crustacean

Narrower (hyponym)long-clawed prawn, Palaemon australis, river prawn

Member meronymgenus Palaemon, Palaemon

English verb: prawn

1. prawn (contact) fish for prawns

ExamplesIn the summer they like to go out and prawn

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)fish

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