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  Words related to king crab

Related / Similar Words: horseshoe crab, Limulus polyphemus, Xiphosurus polyphemus, Alaska crab, Alaskan king crab, Alaska king crab, Paralithodes camtschatica, European spider crab, Maja squinado

 

Definition:
  • large marine arthropod of the Atlantic coast of North America having a domed carapace that is shaped like a horseshoe and a stiff pointed tail; a living fossil related to the wood louse;
  • large edible crab of northern Pacific waters especially along the coasts of Alaska and Japan;
  • large European spider crab;
  • meat of large cold-water crab; mainly leg meat;

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    Part Meronyms: Alaska crab, Alaskan king crab, Alaska king crab, Paralithodes camtschatica

     

    Member Meronyms: Limulus, genus Limulus, Paralithodes, genus Paralithodes, Maja, genus Maja, Maia, genus Maia

     

     
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