Prawn vs. Shrimp

Prawn vs. Shrimp — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Prawn and Shrimp

Prawnnoun

Any of various shrimps, especially one that is large or inhabits fresh water.

Shrimpnoun

Any of various small, chiefly marine, often edible decapod crustaceans that have a laterally compressed, elongated body with long antennae and long legs used for swimming. The shrimps include species belonging to the superfamily Penaeoidea of the suborder Dendrobranchiata and to the infraorder Caridea of the suborder Pleocyemata.

Prawnnoun

The flesh of a prawn, used as food.

Shrimpnoun

The flesh of one of these crustaceans, used as food.

Prawnverb

To fish for prawns.

Shrimpnoun

Any of various similar crustaceans, such as a fairy shrimp.

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Prawnnoun

A shrimp of the suborder Dendrobranchiata.

Shrimpnoun

Derogatory Slang A person who is small in stature.

Prawnnoun

(Commonwealth) A large shrimp

Shrimpverb

To fish for shrimp.

Prawnnoun

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

She's a prawn!

Shrimpnoun

Any of many swimming, often edible crustaceans, chiefly of the infraorder Caridea or the suborder Dendrobranchiata, with slender legs, long whiskers and a long abdomen.

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Prawnnoun

(Australia) A fool, an idiot.

Shrimpnoun

(uncountable) The flesh of such crustaceans.

Prawnverb

(intransitive) To fish for prawns.

Shrimpnoun

(slang) A small, puny or unimportant person.

Prawnnoun

any of various edible decapod crustaceans

Shrimpverb

(intransitive) To fish for shrimp.

Prawnnoun

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

Shrimpverb

To contract; to shrink.

Prawnverb

fish for prawns

Shrimpnoun

disparaging terms for small people

Shrimpnoun

any of various edible decapod crustaceans

Shrimpnoun

small slender-bodied chiefly marine decapod crustaceans with a long tail and single pair of pincers; many species are edible

Shrimpverb

fish for shrimp