from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Large shrimp broiled or sautéed and served in a garlic and butter sauce.
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- n. a large cooked shrimp
- n. a langoustine or Dublin Bay prawn
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- n. large shrimp sauteed in oil or butter and garlic
Italian, pl. of scampo, a kind of lobster, from Greek kampē, bending (from its shape), perhaps from Greek kamptein, to bend.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)