Definition of European lobster
1. Noun. Similar to but smaller than American lobsters.
2. Noun. Lobster of Atlantic coast of Europe.
Generic synonyms: True Lobster
Group relationships: Genus Homarus, Homarus
Lexicographical Neighbors of European Lobster
Literary usage of European lobster
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Natural History of the American Lobster by Francis Hobart Herrick (1911)
"An experiment tried by Mr. Cunningham (63) in the summer of 1897, on the European lobster, suggests an answer to the question. ..."
2. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences by Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences (1873)
"A comparison of the larval stages of the european lobster with those of our own species would be very important and interesting but as far as I can learn, ..."
3. The Monthly Microscopical Journal: Transactions of the Royal Microscopical (1875)
"Development of the european lobster.—A writer in a recent number of' Silliman's American Journal,' whom we take to be Mr. Samuel H. Scudder, ..."
4. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"The european lobster rarely reaches ю pounds in weight, though individuals of 14 pounds have been found, and in America there arc authentic records of ..."
5. Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1851)
"... baited with garbage, attached to a cord and buoy, and sunk by means of a weight The european lobster having been more studied by naturalists, ..."
6. Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Francis Lieber, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1831)
"The european lobster having been more studied by naturalists, the following particulars respecting it have been obtained. Like the crabs, they change their ..."