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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Astacus  \As"ta*cus\,  n.  [L.  astacus  a  crab,  Gr  ?.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  genus  of  crustaceans,  containing  the  crawfish  of 
  fresh-water  lobster  of  Europe,  and  allied  species  of  western 
  North  America.  See  {Crawfish}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Astacus 
  n  :  type  genus  of  the  family  Astacidae;  Old  World  crayfish  [syn: 
  {Astacus},  {genus  Astacus}] 




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