Definition of Cape lobster

1. Noun. Small lobster of southern Africa.

Exact synonyms: Homarus Capensis
Generic synonyms: True Lobster
Group relationships: Genus Homarus, Homarus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cape Lobster

Cape Verde Islands
Cape Verde escudo
Cape Verde monetary unit
Cape Verdean
Cape Verdean Creole
Cape Verdeans
Cape York
Cape York Peninsula
Cape buffalo
Cape buffalos
Cape dagga
Cape hunting dog
Cape kafferboom
Cape lion
Cape lions
Cape lobster
Cape of Good Hope
Cape of Good Hope Province
Cape periwinkle
Cape primrose
Cape triangle
Cape triangles
Cape tulip
Capetian dynasty
Capeverdean Crioulo

Literary usage of Cape lobster

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1912)
"To conclude this account of the cape lobster I quote from Stebbings: The ... At last the cape lobster thus emerges as a true species, of small size and ..."

2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1890)
"... angel-shark the Turks are said to make the most beautiful sea-green watch-cases. The coarse Cape sponges are also useful ; and the cape lobster (Pal- ..."

3. Illustrated Official Handbook of the Cape and South Africa: A Résumé of the by John Noble (1896)
"The cape lobster (crayfish) abounds in Table Bay, the haul being sometimes as much as 14000 a clay, and a canning factory lias recently been established, ..."

4. The Commercial Products of the Sea: Or, Marine Contributions to Food by Peter Lund Simmonds (1879)
"Those less than eight inches, or which have lost a claw, are only worth half this price, and they are now prohibited to be sold. The cape lobster (Palinurus ..."

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