crawfish

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USAGE NOTE
This word may also be spelled "crayfish."
crawfish(
kra
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fihsh
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (animal)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el cangrejo de río
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(freshwater)
The crustacean exhibit at the aquarium included crabs, lobsters, and crawfish.Los crustáceos que se exhibían en el acuario incluían jaibas, langostas y cangrejos de río.
b. la cigala
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(saltwater)
Because crawfish and insects are related, my brother calls them "cockroaches of the sea."Como las cigalas y los insectos están emparentados, mi hermano las llama las "cucarachas del mar".
c. el langosta
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(saltwater)
I never knew that crawfish made such good bait for fishing!¡No sabía que las langostas eran tan buen cebo para pescar!
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