Dublin Bay prawn
- (written as Dublin bay prawn)A type of lobster, Nephrops norvegicus, up to 25 cm long (excluding the claws) and rose grey to pink in colour, fished from the western Mediterranean through to Iceland. It is not a prawn. The shelled tail meat is known in the UK as scampi, although monkfish is a cheaper version often substituted for it.
- noun a large prawn, often served as scampi