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  Definition of shrimp
  1. small slender-bodied chiefly marine decapod crustaceans with a long tail and single pair of pincers; many species are edible
  2. any of various edible decapod crustaceans
  3. disparaging terms for small people
  4. fish for shrimp
Similar Words: prawn, runt, peewee, half-pint

 

Hyponyms: snapping shrimp, pistol shrimp, river prawn

 

Substance Meronyms: shrimp cocktail

 

Member Meronyms: Crangonidae, family Crangonidae

 

Derivational Morphology: prawn, shrimper

 

Language Translations:
Chinese:   Danish: reje  
Dutch: garnaal   Finnish: katkarapu  
French: crevette   German: Garnele  
Indonesian: udang   Italian: gamberetto  
Japanese: エビ   Korean: 새우  
Polish: krewetka   Portuguese: camarão  
Romanian: crevete   Russian: креветка  
Slovene: škamp   Spanish: camarón  
Swedish: räka   Turkish: karides  
Vietnamese: tôm  
 
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