prawn vs shrimp

prawn shrimp


  • 1) slang A woman with a very toned body, but an unattractive face.
  • 2) A large shrimp.
  • 3) Any of various shrimps, especially one that is large or inhabits fresh water.
  • 4) The flesh of a prawn, used as food.
  • 5) (Zoöl.) Any one of numerous species of large shrimplike Crustacea having slender legs and long antennæ. They mostly belong to the genera Pandalus, Palæmon, Palæmonetes, and Peneus, and are much used as food. The common English prawn is Palæmon serratus.
  • 6) shrimp-like decapod crustacean having two pairs of pincers; most are edible
  • 7) A longtailed ten-footed crustacean, Palæmon serratus, abundant on the shores of Great Britain, resembling the shrimp, but having a long serrate rostrum; hence, any species of the family Palæmonidæ.
  • 8) intransitive To fish for prawns.
  • 9) fish for prawns
  • 10) To fish for prawns.


  • 1) uncountable the flesh of the crustaceans
  • 2) slang a small, puny or unimportant person
  • 3) any of many swimming, often edible crustaceans, with slender legs, long whiskers and long abdomens
  • 4) Derogatory Slang A person who is small in stature.
  • 5) Any of various similar crustaceans, such as a fairy shrimp.
  • 6) Any of various small, chiefly marine, often edible decapod crustaceans that have a laterally compressed, elongated body with long antennae and long legs used for swimming. The shrimps include species belonging to the superfamily Penaeoidea of the suborder Dendrobranchiata and to the infraorder Caridea of the suborder Pleocyemata.
  • 7) The flesh of one of these crustaceans, used as food.
  • 8) 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. See Illust. of decapoda.
  • 9) Figuratively, a little wrinkled man; a dwarf; -- in contempt.
  • 10) In a more general sense, any species of the macruran tribe Caridea, or any species of the order Schizopoda, having a similar form.
  • 11) (Zoöl.) the little tern (Sterna minuta).
  • 12) (Zoöl.) any slender amphipod crustacean of the genus Caprella and allied genera. See Illust. under Læmodopoda.
  • 13) (Zoöl.) See under Opossum.
  • 14) a dredge net fixed upon a pole, or a sweep net dragged over the fishing ground.
  • 15) In a loose sense, any small crustacean, including some amphipods and even certain entomostracans. See under fairy, and brine.
  • 16) any of various edible decapod crustaceans
  • 17) small slender-bodied chiefly marine decapod crustaceans with a long tail and single pair of pincers; many species are edible
  • 18) disparaging terms for small people
  • 19) A little wrinkled person; a dwarfish creature; a manikin: in contempt.
  • 20) A salt-water long-tailed ten-footed crustacean of the family Crangonidæ, and especially of the genus Crangon.
  • 21) intransitive to fish for shrimp
  • 22) fish for shrimp
  • 23) Tocontract;shrink.
  • 24) To fish for shrimp.
  • 25) obsolete To contract; to shrink.


  • 1) Add the whole prawns and cook until they rise to the surface.
  • 2) Add the peeled prawns and one tbsp of sauce.
  • 3) Simmer for 5-10 mins then add the prawns.
  • 4) Add the prawn mixture, ginger and broccoli.
  • 5) A banquet of tiger prawn and lemon quinoa risotto.
  • 6) What price a prawn sandwich?
  • 7) In this one, chunks of white crab meat and plump tiger prawns vie for your fork's attention.
  • 8) Season and add the peeled prawns and snipped chives.
  • 9) Push the prawn about halfway up the stick and then add another prawn in the same way.
  • 10) Place a tiger prawn on top and garnish with a sprig of dill.
  • 11) Now add the prawns and a squeeze of lemon juice.
  • 12) Grilled tiger prawns and glasses of bubbly can be enjoyed poolside.
  • 13) Add the prawns to the the cooled shallot mixture and mix well.
  • 14) Add the prawns and stir to coat.
  • 15) Add prawns and cook to warm through.
  • 16) Of all shellfish, prawns are still the most popular to cook at home.
  • 17) Highlights include grilled tiger prawns, and slowly braised veal.
  • 18) Food is also served; try the tiger prawn risotto or fish soup.
  • 19) In the sea, it was the same and in many areas we are now down to the prawns and shellfish.
  • 20) Seafood is Lisbon's speciality and the restaurant serves king prawns the size of lobsters.
  • 21) P is for prawn sandwiches.
  • 22) To Judge from the empty seats, holders of tickets for the royal box were still attacking the prawn sandwich platter.
  • 23) Everything in football, from tribalism to prawn sandwiches, comes because football can serve up such moments as a matter of routine.
  • 24) ‘These included king crab, Phuket lobster, oysters, river prawns and yabbies.’
  • 25) ‘I get confused between giant prawns, crayfish and langoustine, but these were gigantic.’
  • 26) ‘I was drawn to the king prawn trilussa - prawns in a white wine and rosemary sauce served on a large bed of rice.’
  • 27) ‘Take a torch with you, because within the crevices you'll find loads of prawns, shrimps and the odd lobster.’
  • 28) ‘Over the years we have bought lobsters, prawns, crabs and scallops on the shore outside the house, direct from the boats that landed them.’


  • 1) Pour the melted butter over ramekins of potted shrimps to act as a butter seal.
  • 2) Good too with prawns or brown shrimps.
  • 3) Salmon on rye and potted shrimps.
  • 4) Go for the famous local oysters, and stay for the equally delicious potted shrimp.
  • 5) The shrimp and the fish are filling fishermen's nets again.
  • 6) It was five little pieces of fish, shrimps and bits of veg.
  • 7) Then add the shrimps and cook for another 30 seconds.
  • 8) If you want to cheat, you could melt bought potted shrimps over the top of each fish.
  • 9) My lobster and brown shrimp ravioli was sensational; or you can have a big slab of halibut with sauvignon blanc cream.
  • 10) The tiny brown shrimps are splendid on toast, spread on a grilled sole or turned through a white risotto at the end of cooking.
  • 11) If you can't find brown shrimps, cheat by buying a tub of potted shrimps.
  • 12) Reduce the heat to medium, add the shrimp paste and green chillies and sauté for 1 minute.
  • 13) Add half the butter, and once it has melted, add the brown shrimps and the cayenne pepper to the pan.
  • 14) A Canadian study of 200 people found that a mixture of shrimp and shellfish could help lower cholesterol.
  • 15) Anyway, like I was sayin ', shrimp is the fruit of the sea.
  • 16) Slightly spoiled (not rotten) shrimp is also good.
  • 17) Cook about 5 more minutes until the shrimp is fully cooked, fold in half and place on a plate.
  • 18) During a cold New Year's Day trout outing, Ernie Calandrelli tossed out a leftover cocktail shrimp from the prior night's party and bagged a fat steelhead.
  • 19) Back in August, when the first family visited New Orleans, the President had himself a quite public shrimp po 'boy, as if to assure us all that Gulf shrimp is nothing to worry about, and I hope he's right, but the jury is definitely still out on that.
  • 20) Another local favorite is Early Girl Eatery, where you can indulge in shrimp and grits, or a vegan tofu scramble (8 Wall St.; 828-259-9292; earlygirleatery. com).
  • 21) ‘While blue whales may occasionally feed on pelagic crabs and small fishes, their diet is almost exclusively euphausiid shrimps commonly called krill.’
  • 22) ‘Eumalacostraca is the group that contains most of the animals the general public recognize as crustaceans, such as shrimp, crabs, lobsters.’
  • 23) ‘The trip north is slow for the cow-calf pair because of stops for nursing and the occasional meal of mysid shrimp or other food encountered.’
  • 24) ‘There are a fair number of nudibranchs and flatworms, all brightly coloured and sometimes difficult to distinguish, featherstars, shrimps, spiny lobsters and other hole-dwelling critters.’
  • 25) ‘It appears that the shrimps use their own bodies to ‘farm’ the bacteria.’
  • 26) ‘For the many children participating it was a good opportunity to get close to mitten crabs, shrimp, fresh water mussels and even eels, as well as to a lot of deliciously slithery mud!’
  • 27) ‘It can be found feeding on crabs, shrimps, clams, scallops, abalone and small fish.’
  • 28) ‘The seadragon's diet consists of mysid shrimp and other small crustaceans.’
  • 29) ‘The shallow swamps provide an ideal habitat for juvenile shrimps, crustaceans, molluscs and fish, as well as breeding grounds for endangered species of marine turtles and horseshoe crabs.’
  • 30) ‘As we crept slowly across the flat in about 15 inches of water, we could see tailing bones rooting about in the soft bottom or around the mangroves, for crabs, shrimps or any other food item they could find.’
  • 31) ‘Feldmann summarized the paleobiogeography of lobsters and shrimps from North America.’
  • 32) ‘Take a torch with you, because within the crevices you'll find loads of prawns, shrimps and the odd lobster.’
  • 33) ‘They were fed a diet of commercial shrimp pellets every third day.’
  • 34) ‘Chef Walter then produced a Lasagnette of eggplant with lobster, shrimps and mussels on a delicate saffron sauce to go with this wine.’
  • 35) ‘They eat tiny organisms, such as mysid shrimp, that they find close to the ocean floor.’
  • 36) ‘Anemones, bubble corals, soft tree corals, sea cucumbers and cushion stars harboured tiny shrimps and crabs, while seahorses lurked among algae.’
  • 37) ‘To fuel all this physical activity we enjoyed lots of good food; I particularly liked the red snapper fish, and the biggest shrimps I have ever seen, which I encountered at Charlie's Bar in St Nicholas.’
  • 38) ‘Apart from 10-million baht damage to farm property, he said he had lost 2,000 spawning females capable of producing 200 million baby shrimps a month.’
  • 39) ‘I got some groceries, but I also got some of those shrimp they have under heat lamps near the aisles.’
  • 40) ‘Larval fish, shrimps, and other smaller plankton are eaten when available.’
  • 41) ‘Are you sure you want to hang out with that shrimp?’
  • 42) ‘"We grew up with people who shrimped for a living," she says.’
  • 43) ‘They hunted alligator and went shrimping and had their own little wooden shrimp boats.’
  • 44) ‘A lot of people have gone shrimping.’
  • 45) ‘We're going to go shrimping tonight.’
  • 46) ‘Verdin said he would go shrimping even if the oil slick spread inland.’
  • 47) ‘It was late afternoon and most of the boats that fished and shrimped off shore were coming in for the night.’
  • 48) ‘Last year, 35 trawlers shrimped off Crescent City, but this year the number has increased to 60 boats.’
  • 49) ‘You can shrimp from the shore anywhere but you need special custom-made nets.’
  • 50) ‘Down on the river there are public fishing piers that you can shrimp from.’
  • 51) ‘Earlier this week we went shrimping with a Vietnamese fisherman.’

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