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Definition of 'crawfish'

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  1. tiny lobster-like crustaceans usually boiled briefly
       Synonyms: crayfish crawdad ecrevisse
  2. small freshwater decapod crustacean that resembles a lobster
       Synonyms: crayfish crawdad crawdaddy
  3. large edible marine crustacean having a spiny carapace but lacking the large pincers of true lobsters
       Synonyms: spiny lobster langouste rock lobster crayfish sea crawfish


  1. make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity; "We'll have to crawfish out from meeting with him"; "He backed out of his earlier promise"; "The aggressive investment company pulled in its horns"
       Synonyms: retreat pull back back out back away crawfish out pull in one's horns withdraw

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