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English noun: prawn

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


Synonymsshrimp


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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