Definition of homarine in English:

homarine

adjective

  • Belonging to the genus Homarus (family Nephropidae) of large-clawed lobsters; resembling or having the characteristics of such a lobster. Now rare.

noun

  • A crustacean belonging to the genus Homarus; a large-clawed lobster. rare.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Thomas Huxley (1825–1895), biologist and science educationist. From scientific Latin Homarus, genus name + -ine.

Pronunciation

homarine

/ˈhɒmərʌɪn/