Shrimp

There are thousands of varieties of shrimp. They can be divided into four major categories: Warm Water (Tropical)Cold Water Freshwater and Sand Shrimp. The vast majority of shrimp are either Warm or Cold Water. Shrimp are often identified by their color; this can often be misleading as a 'brown shrimp' could be known technically as a pink shrimp or a white shrimp. To make matters worse many people call all but the tiniest of shrimp 'prawns,' when in fact prawns are an entirely different species …...
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shrimp

  1. disparaging terms for small people
  2. any of various edible decapod crustaceans
  3. small slender-bodied chiefly marine decapod crustaceans with a long tail and single pair of pincers; many species are edible

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Shrimp

The term shrimp is used to refer to some decapod crustaceans, although the exact animals covered can vary. Used broadly, it may cover any of the groups with elongated bodies and a primarily swimming mode of locomotion – chiefly Caridea and Dendrobranchiata. In some fields, however, the term is used more narrowly, and may be restricted to Caridea...
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Shrimp

Whole fish (of a size which, when cooked, have a count of 397 per kg or more) or tails (of a size which, when peeled and cooked, have a count of 1,323 per kg or more) of:
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Shrimp

• (v.) In a more general sense, any species of the macruran tribe Caridea, or any species of the order Schizopoda, having a similar form. • (v.) Any one of numerous species of macruran Crustacea belonging to Crangon and various allied genera, having a slender body and long legs. Many of them are used as food. The larger kinds are called a...
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SHRIMP

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shrimp

1. <zoology> Any one of numerous species of macruran Crustacea belonging to Crangon and various allied genera, having a slender body and long legs. Many of them are used as food. The larger kinds are called also prawns. In a more general sense, any species of the macruran tribe Caridea, or any species of the order Schizopoda, having a similar...
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shrimp

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

[food] Shrimp and prawn are important types of seafood that are consumed worldwide. In biological terms, shrimp and prawns belong to different suborders of Decapoda, however they are very similar in appearance and in commercial farming and fisheries, the terms are often used interchangeably. However, recent aquaculture literature increasing...
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Shrimp

Shrimp noun [ Middle English shrimp ; -- probably so named from its shriveled appearance. See Shrimp , v. ] 1. (Zoology) (a) Any one of numerous species of macruran Crustacea belonging to Crangon and various allied genera, having a sl...
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Shrimp

Shrimp transitive verb [ Confer Anglo-Saxon scrimman to dry up, wither, Middle High German schrimpfen to shrink, German schrumpfen , Danish skrumpe , skrumpes , Da. & Swedish skrumpen shriveled. Confer Scrimp , Shrink , Shrivel .] To co...
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Shrimp

a severe hook, named because it resembles the shape of a shrimp.
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Shrimp

American's most valuable and popular shellfish. This ten-legged crustacean got its name from English word 'shrimpe,' which means 'puny person.'
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shrimp

any of the approximately 2,000 species of the suborder Natantia (order Decapoda of the class Crustacea). Close relatives include crabs, crayfish, ... [9 related articles]
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shrimp

Any of various small, chiefly marine decapod crustaceans, many of which are edible. The larger kinds are called also prawns. Shrimp are carnivorous. In Thailand the most commonly farmed species are black tiger shrimp (Penaeus monodon). Some other species of shrimp, including Pacific white shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) and some freshwater species ar...
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shrimp

Crustacean related to the prawn. It has a cylindrical, semi-transparent body, with ten jointed legs. Some shrimps grow as large as 25 cm/10 in long. The European common shrimp Crangon vulgaris is greenish, translucent, has its first pair of legs ending in pincers, possesses no rostrum (the beaklike structure which extends...
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Shrimp

Shrimp is slang for to lick, suck and kiss the toes for sexual gratification.
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shrimp

shrimp, small marine decapod crustacean with 10 jointed legs on the thorax, well-developed swimmerets on the abdominal segments, and a body that is compressed laterally. Shrimp differ from their close relatives, the lobsters and crabs, in that they are primarily swimmers rather than crawlers. As wit...
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Shrimp

The shrimp is a class of predatory marine Malacostraca.
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shrimp

[n] - small slender-bodied chiefly marine decapod crustaceans with a long tail and single pair of pincers 2. [v] - fish for shrimp
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