prawn

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Prawns

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Pronunciation[edit]

/prɔːn/

Noun[edit]

prawn (plural prawns)

  1. A large shrimp, mostly in order Dendrobranchiata.
  2. (slang) A woman with a very toned body, but an unattractive face.
    She's a prawn!

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Verb[edit]

prawn (third-person singular simple present prawns, present participle prawning, simple past and past participle prawned)

  1. (intransitive) To fish for prawns.