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  Words related to crab

Related / Similar Words: crab louse, pubic louse, Phthirius pubis, crabmeat, Cancer, Cancer the Crab, Crab, crabby person, gripe, grouse, beef, squawk, bellyache, holler

 

Definition:
  • a stroke of the oar that either misses the water or digs too deeply; "he caught a crab and lost the race";
  • decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers;
  • infests the pubic region of the human body;
  • the edible flesh of any of various crabs;
  • the fourth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about June 21 to July 22;
  • (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Cancer;
  • a quarrelsome grouch;
  • complain; "What was he hollering about?";
  • fish for crab;
  • scurry sideways like a crab;
  • direct (an aircraft) into a crosswind;

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    Hyponyms: stone crab, Menippe mercenaria, hard-shell crab, soft-shell crab, soft-shelled crab, Dungeness crab, Cancer magister, rock crab, Cancer irroratus, Jonah crab, Cancer borealis, swimming crab, fiddler crab, pea crab, king crab, Alaska crab, Alaskan king crab, Alaska king crab, Paralithodes camtschatica, spider crab, blue crab, crab legs, Japanese crab

     

    Part Meronyms: crab cocktail

     

    Member Meronyms: Brachyura, suborder Brachyura, Phthirius, genus Phthirius, Phthirus, genus Phthirus

     

    Derivational Morphology: gripe, grouse, beef, squawk, bellyache, holler, whiner, complainer, moaner, sniveller, crybaby, bellyacher, grumbler, squawker, kick, bitch, crabby person, crabmeat

     

    Language Translations:
    Albanian: gaforre   Bosnian: rak  
    Catalan: cranc   Chinese: 螃蟹  
    Croatian: rak   Dutch: krab  
    Finnish: rapu   French: crabe  
    Frisian: krab   Galician: cangrexo  
    German: Krabbe   Hebrew: סרטן  
    Hindi: केकड़ा   Hungarian: rák  
    Italian: granchio   Japanese: カニ  
    Korean:   Latin: cancer marinus  
    Polish: krab   Portuguese: caranguejo  
    Romanian: rac   Russian: краб  
    Slovene: rakovica   Spanish: cangrejo  
    Tagalog: alimango   Turkish: yengeç  
    Vietnamese: cua   Welsh: cranc  
     
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