Definition of 'king prawn'
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This is one mean king prawn tikka masala. The Sun (2011)A fleet of waiters surge in armed with king prawns and hot dogs. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Seafood is Lisbon's speciality and the restaurant serves king prawns the size of lobsters. The Sun (2014)We tucked into a slap-up dinner of crab spring rolls, giant king prawns and tasty noodles for less than £15 a head. The Sun (2014)They then returned to the house for a luxury wedding feast of Moroccan king prawns, chicken, wine, champagne and raspberry mousse. The Sun (2008)'There is a link between our love of king prawns and the devastation of these already overfished waters. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Used Rarely. king prawn is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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