type genus of the family Homaridae: common edible lobsters
Syn: ↑genus Homarus
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Homaridae, ↑family Homaridae
Member Meronyms:

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\\ˈhämərəs\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from French homard lobster, from Middle French, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse humarr lobster — more at cambarus
: a genus of decapod crustaceans including the common lobsters of Europe and No. America and the little Cape lobster (H. capensis) of southern Africa and with the related genus Nephrops constituting a family (Homaridae or Nephropsidae)

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  • Homarus — Hom a*rus, n. [NL., fr. Gr. omarh s well adjusted.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of decapod Crustacea, including the common lobsters. {Hom a*roid}, a. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Homărus — Homărus, der Hummer (s. d.) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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  • Homarus — Homard Homarus …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Homarus — Taxobox | name = Homarus image width = 250px image caption = Homarus americanus regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda subphylum = Crustacea classis = Malacostraca ordo = Decapoda familia = Nephropidae genus = Homarus genus authority = Weber, 1795 …   Wikipedia

  • homarus — hom·a·rus …   English syllables

  • Homarus americanus — Homarus americanus …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Homarus gammarus — Homarus gammarus …   Wikipedia

  • Homarus gammarus — Homard européen Homard européen …   Wikipédia en Français

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