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From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 crawfishes
      See crawfish

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 crawfish
      n 1: tiny lobster-like crustaceans usually boiled briefly [syn: crayfish,
            crawdad, ecrevisse]
      2: small freshwater decapod crustacean that resembles a lobster
         [syn: crayfish, crawdad, crawdaddy]
      3: large edible marine crustacean having a spiny carapace but
         lacking the large pincers of true lobsters [syn: spiny
         lobster, langouste, rock lobster, crayfish, sea
         crawfish]
      v : make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity;
          "We'll have to crawfish out from meeting with him"; "He
          backed out of his earlier promise"; "The aggressive
          investment company pulled in its horns" [syn: retreat,
          pull back, back out, back away, crawfish out, pull
          in one's horns, withdraw]
      [also: crawfishes (pl)]