crab

listen to the pronunciation of crab
Englisch - Türkisch
yengeç

Bir balıkçıl, bir yengeç, çok sayıda balık ve diğer canlılar bir havuzda yaşardı. - A heron, a crab, lots of fish and other creatures used to live in a pond.

Istakoz mu yoksa yengeç mi tercih ediyorsunuz? - Do you prefer lobster or crab?

kasık biti
eleştirmek
sızlanmak
kasıkbiti
şikayet etmek
sızıldanmak
mızırdanmak
şikâyet etmek
dırdır etmek
{i} the astrol. Yengeç burcu
{f} yüzüne gözüne bulaştırmak
{i} sızlanma
crab grass çok arsız bir nevi yabani çimen
(Askeri) KRAP: Yandan esen rüzgara karşı uçağı uçuş yolunda tutmak için yana doğru verilmesi gereken meyil
Digitaria sanguinalis crab louse kasık biti
{f} mızmızlanmak
{i} vinç
{f} berbat etmek
aksi ve huysuz kimse
{f} uçağı yan rüzgâra yönlendirmek
yengeç burcu [astr.]
{i} pavurya
{i} mızmız
{i} mızmızlık
crab apple yaban elması
{i} homurdanma
sea crab çağanoz
{i} her şeye kusur bulan kimse
catch a crab kürek çekerken sandalın dengesini kaybetmek
{f} kusur bulmak
{f} mızırdanmak, homurdanmak, sızlanmak, sızıldanmak
yengeç burcu
çağanoz
crab louse
(Hayvan Bilim, Zooloji) kasıkbiti
crab plover
(Hayvan Bilim, Zooloji) yengeç yağmurcunu
crab apple
yaban elması
crab eating
yengeç yiyen
crab eating fox
yengeç yiyen tilki
crab louse
ambiti
crab winch
gezer vinç
crab cake
yengeç kek
crab legs
yengeç bacaklar
crab tree
yengeç ağaç
crab-meat
yengeç et
crab angle
(Askeri,Havacılık) krap açısı
crab angle
(Askeri) KRAP AÇISI: Uçağın uzunlamasına ekseniyle aynı doğrultuda bulunan dikey kameranın önü ve arkasındaki eksenle, uçağın uçuş hattı arasındaki açı
crab louse
kasıkbiti, kılbiti
crab louse
kasık biti
crab's eye view
yer seviyesinden görünüm
green crab
(Gıda) çağanoz
lady crab
çalpara
shore crab
(Gıda) yengeç
spider crab
(Gıda) ayna
spider crab
(Hayvan Bilim, Zooloji) örümcek yengeci
alaska crab
alaska yengeci
cancer the crab
yengeç
crabbed
ters
crabbed
huysuz
crabbed
karışık
crabbed
anlaşılmaz
crabbing
krablama
crabbing
yaş fiksaj
giant crab
dev yengeç
hermit crab
yengeç
hermit crab
pavurya
land crab
kum yengeci
spider crab
yengeç
alaskan king crab
(Hayvan Bilim, Zooloji) Alaska Kral Yengeci
blue crab
Mavi yengeç
dungeness crab
dungeness yengeç
english lady crab
İngiliz bayan yengeç
fiddler crab
kemancı yengeci
ghost crab
(Hayvan Bilim, Zooloji) Ak yengeç
horseshoe crab
(Hayvan Bilim, Zooloji) At nalı yengeci
king crab
(Gıda) Büyük yengeç
pea crab
bezelye yengeç
siberian crab
siberian yengeç
snow crab
kar yengeç
the crab nebula
Yengeç Bulutsusu
crabbed
sert
crabbed
anlaşılması güç
crabbed
yengeç avla/dırdır et
crabbed
{s} okunaksız
crabbed
{s} darmadağın
crabbed
anlaması zor/dırdırcı
crabbed
{s} aksi
crabbed
{s} karman çorman
crabbed
{s} kargacık burgacık
crabbed
muğlak crabby ters
crabbed
haşin
crabs
açar kâğıt
crabs
{i} iki as
hermit crab
{i} pagurus
hermit crab
(isim) pagurus
land crab
(isim) kum yengeci
soft shell crab
kabuksuz yengeç
spider crab
denizörümceği
Englisch - Englisch
To irritate, make surly or sour
To complain
In World War 1, to fly slightly off the straight-line course towards an enemy aircraft, as the machine guns on early aircraft did not allow firing through the propeller disk
A playing card with the rank of three
A crustacean of the infraorder Brachyura, having five pairs of legs, the foremost of which are in the form of claws, and a carapace
To fish for crabs
To be ill-tempered; to complain or find fault
To navigate (an aircraft, e.g. a glider) sideways against an air current in order to maintain a straight-line course
To back out of something
Short for carabiner
The crab apple or wild apple
The tree bearing crab apples, which has a dogbane-like bitter bark with medical use
To cudgel or beat, as with a crabstick
The tree species Carapa guianensis, native of South America
An infestation of pubic lice

Although crabs themselves are an easily treated inconvenience, the patient and his partner(s) clearly run major STD risks.

A bad-tempered person
To move sideways of an aircraft, such as a glider
{n} a fish, wild apple, peevish person
(I) When a rower gets their oar "caught" in the water and is unable to extract it at the end of the stroke This can sometimes lead to completely losing control of the oar handle, and it being forced past them ("over-head" crab)
a disaster in which the rower fails to extract the oar from the water at the finish, causing the handle to smash him/her in the body or pull him/her overboard
n kepiting
Sour; rough; austere
To navigate (an aircraft, e.g., a glider) sideways against an air current in order to maintain a straight-line course
The tendency of a high performance single engine boat to track to one side The cause is surfacing of the propeller causing a paddle wheel effect Can be noticed on dual engine boats that do not have counter rotating gearcases
A crab apple; so named from its harsh taste
A tree (Carapa guianensis) of South America
(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Cancer
direct (an aircraft) into a crosswind
scurry sideways like a crab
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 the edible flesh of any of various crabs a quarrelsome grouch fish for crab scurry sideways like a crab direct (an aircraft) into a crosswind
Ten footed crustacean with the first pair of legs modified into pincers
{i} any of a number of crustaceans having five pairs of walking legs; grouch, bad-tempered person
the fourth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about June 21 to July 22
{f} complain; criticize; fish for crabs
a creature that lives in water and has a hard shell, eight legs, and two claws or pinchers
the edible flesh of any of various crabs
To beat with a crabstick
Undesirable loss of control or oar while rowing Frequently, a situation in which it is impossible to remove the blade of the oar from the water In severe cases, may result in ejection from the shell
a quarrelsome grouch
A movable winch or windlass with powerful gearing, used with derricks, etc
To make sour or morose; to embitter
A cudgel made of the wood of the crab tree; a crabstick
A problem encountered by a rower when his or her oar gets `stuck' in the water, usually right after the catch or just before the release, and is caused by improper squaring or feathering The momentum of the shell can overcome the rower's control of the oar In more extreme cases the rower can actually be ejected from the shell by the oar
A crustacean with a rounded thorax, a short abdomen tucked under its body, and, in most species, large front claws
A crab is a sea creature with a flat round body covered by a shell, and five pairs of legs with large claws on the front pair. Crabs usually move sideways. Crab is the flesh of this creature eaten as food. Any of 4,500 species of short-tailed decapod, found in all oceans, in freshwater, and on land. Its carapace (upper body shield) is usually broad, and its first pair of legs is modified into pincers. Most crabs live in the sea and breathe through gills, which in land crabs are modified to serve as lungs. They walk or crawl, generally with a sideways gait; some are good swimmers. Crabs are omnivorous scavengers, but many are predatory and some are herbivorous. Two of the largest known crustaceans are the giant crab of Japan (13 ft, or 4 m, from claw tip to claw tip), a spider crab; and the Tasmanian crab (up to 18 in., or 46 cm, long, and weighing more than 20 lbs, or 9 kg). Other species are less than an inch long. Well-known crabs include the hermit crab, edible crab (Britain and Europe), blue crab, Dungeness crab, fiddler crab, and king crab. blue crab Crab Nebula Dungeness crab fiddler crab hermit crab horseshoe crab king crab Japanese crab Alaskan king crab spider crab
infests the pubic region of the human body
Movement of an AGV in the lateral (sideways) direction, from 0º -90º
The abdomen is small and curled up beneath the body
Occurs when the rower fails to get the oar out of the water at the end of the stroke This can stop the boat
The zodiacal constellation Cancer
a stroke of the oar that either misses the water or digs too deeply; "he caught a crab and lost the race"
County Road Administration Board (a state agency)
Of an aircraft, such as a glider, to move sideways
The oar blade gets twisted at an angle and gets caught; this is a stroke that goes bad and when really bad can catapult the rower right out of the boat
To drift sidewise or to leeward, as a vessel
A machine used in ropewalks to stretch the yarn
decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers
They are mostly marine, and usually have a broad, short body, covered with a strong shell or carapace
decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers the edible flesh of any of various crabs a quarrelsome grouch fish for crab scurry sideways like a crab direct (an aircraft) into a crosswind
One of the brachyuran Crustacea
A form of windlass, or geared capstan, for hauling ships into dock, etc
(Kani)
A claw for anchoring a portable machine
complain; "What was he hollering about?"
The squadron Ops Officer
fish for crab
to be ill-tempered
Crab-eating Fox
Cerdocyon thous, a medium-sized canid endemic to central South America
crab boil
a social event in which boiled crabs are featured
crab boil
a spice mixture that is used to flavor the water in which crabs or other shellfish are boiled
crab boils
plural form of crab boil
crab burger
a burger with crab meat inside of it
crab burgers
plural form of crab burger
crab canon
A contrapuntal composition in which one melody is superimposed on the same melody in reverse
crab lice
plural form of crab louse
crab louse
A parasitic insect, Phthirus pubis, that lives amongst the pubic hairs of humans and feeds on blood
crab mentality
A way of thinking best described by the phrase "if I can't have it, neither can you." The metaphor refers to a pot of crabs in which one tries to escape over the side, but is relentlessly pulled down by the others in the pot
crab spider
Any species of the family Thomisidae, spiders that hunt in flowers
crab spiders
plural form of crab spider
crab-eater
A type of fish (see the Wikipedia article.)
crab-eater
A crab-eater seal
crab-eating raccoon
A species of raccoon Procyon cancrivorus, found in the jungles of Central and South America
Crab Nebula
Bright nebula in the constellation Taurus, about 5,000 light-years from Earth. Roughly 12 light-years in diameter, it is the remnant of a supernova, first observed by Chinese and other astronomers in 1054, that was visible in daylight for 23 days and at night for almost two years. Identified as a nebula 1731, it was named (for its form) in the mid-19th century. In 1921 it was discovered to be still expanding; the present rate is about 700 mi/second (1,100 km/second). The Crab is one of the few astronomical objects from which electromagnetic radiation has been detected over the entire measurable spectrum. In the late 1960s a pulsar, thought to be the collapsed remnant star of the supernova, was found near its centre
crab apple
any of numerous wild apple trees usually with small acid fruit
crab apple
A crab apple is a tree like an apple tree that produces small sour fruit. a small sour apple, or the tree it grows on (Perhaps from CRAB)
crab apple
any of numerous varieties of crab apples cultivated for their small acid (usually bright red) fruit used for preserving or as ornamentals for their blossoms
crab apple
small sour apple; suitable for preserving; "crabapples make a tangy jelly"
crab apple
small wild apple with a tart flavor; type of cultivated small sour apple used in jellies and jams; species of tree that produces crab apples
crab cactus
South American jointed cactus with usually red flowers; often cultivated as a houseplant; sometimes classified as genus Schlumbergera
crab cocktail
a cocktail of cold cooked crabmeat and a sauce
crab grass
crabgrass: grasses with creeping stems that root freely; a pest in lawns
crab legs
legs of especially Alaska king crabs
crab louis
lettuce and crabmeat dressed with sauce Louis
crab louse
A sucking louse (Phthirus pubis) that generally infests the pubic region and causes severe itching
crab louse
infests the pubic region of the human body
crab louse
lice that infest the pubic region of the human body
crab nebula
a remnant of a supernova detected first in 1054 AD
crab tree
tree that produces crab apples, tree that produces small sour apples
crab tree
See under Crab
crab-eating dog
wild dog of northern South America
crab-eating macaque
monkey of southeast Asia, Borneo and the Philippines
crab-eating opossum
South American opossum
crab-eating raccoon
a South American raccoon
Dungeness crab
Cancer magister, a species of crab found in the Pacific Ocean that has sweet-tasting meat
European spider crab
A species of migratory crab, Maja squinado, found in the north-east Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea
blue swimmer crab
an edible crab, Portunus pelagicus, found in inshore waters of southern Queensland, Australia
catch a crab
To strike the blade of the oar against the water when moving the oar back between power strokes
coconut crab
An Asian species of crab, Birgus latro, that lives on land and uses coconut as its main food
crabbed
Simple past tense and past participle of crab
crabbed
Crowded together and difficult to read
crabber
A person who catches crabs
crablike
Having some characteristics of a crab
crabs
Third-person singular simple present indicative form of crab
crabs
pubic lice
crabs
plural form of crab
fiddler crab
a genus of crab in which the male has one hugely enlarged claw (genus Uca)
ghost crab
Any of several burrowing crabs, of the genus Ocypode, found along sandy shores
green crab
The shore crab
hermit crab
A type of crab species which salvages empty seashells or other portable objects to permanently shelter and protect their soft abdomens
horseshoe crab
A type of chelicerate arthropod, of the genus Limulus, resembling a crab
king crab
a king and a three as a starting hand in Texas hold ’em
king crab
a highly prized crab-like crustacean
mantis crab
squilla (shrimp)
mud crab
Any of various crabs that live in or near mud
racing crab
any of several fast-running crabs of the family Ocypodidae
river crab
A Chinese mitten crab
river crab
Government censorship. Used by Chinese netizens
rock crab
Cancer irroratus, a crab with large marginal teeth found along the Atlantic coast of North America
rock crab
Hemigrapsus sexdentatus, a large-eyed marine crab found off the coast of New Zealand
sand crab
a crab of the Hippoidea superfamily of decapod crustaceans
shore crab
A type of crab (Carcinus maenas) native to the coasts of Europe and North Africa
soldier crab
Any of several crabs, especially the European or Caribbean hermit crabs (Pagurus bernhardus and Coenobita clypeatus)
spider crab
Any of various species of crab of the family Majidae with long legs
spinous spider crab
European spider crab
spiny spider crab
European spider crab
stone crab
The king crab
stone crab
The Florida stone crab
crabbed
{a} peevishly, sourly, morosely
Alaska king crab
large edible crab of northern Pacific waters especially along the coasts of Alaska and Japan
Dungeness crab
Edible crab (Cancer magister) found along the Pacific coast from Alaska to lower California, one of the coast's largest and most important commercial crabs. The male is 7-9 in. (18-23 cm) wide and 4-5 in. (10-13 cm) long. The reddish brown upper surface is lighter toward the back; the legs and undersurface are yellowish. It lives on sandy bottoms below the high-tide mark. Closely related North American species are the rock crab of the Atlantic coast, the Jonah crab in coastal waters from New England to Canada, and the red and Pacific rock crabs, both in Pacific coastal waters. All are edible, but their commercial importance varies
alaska king crab
meat of large cold-water crab; mainly leg meat
american crab apple
medium-sized tree of the eastern United States having pink blossoms and small yellow fruit
american lady crab
brightly spotted crab of sandy beaches of the Atlantic coast of the United States
asian horseshoe crab
horseshoe crab of the coast of eastern Asia
bechtel crab
derived from the Iowa crab and cultivated for its large double pink blossoms
blue crab
bluish edible crab of Atlantic and Gulf coasts of North America Atlantic crab; most common source of fresh crabmeat
blue crab
An edible, bluish swimming crab (Callinectes sapidus) that has a wide distribution along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of North America. Any member of a genus (Callinectes) of decapods, particularly C. sapidus and C. hastatus, common edible crabs of the western Atlantic coast prized as delicacies. Their usual habitats are muddy shores, bays, and estuaries. The blue crab shell, greenish on top and dingy white below, is about 3 in. (15-18 cm) long. The legs are bluish. The chelae, or pincers, are large and somewhat unequal in size, and the fifth pair of legs is flattened for swimming. Blue crabs are scavengers
coconut crab
A large terrestrial hermit crab (Birgus latro) that can climb trees and that feeds on carrion and vegetation
crabbed
past of crab
crabbed
Obscure; difficult; perplexing; trying; as, a crabbed author
crabbed
writing which is crabbed is small, untidy, and difficult to read (CRAB; later influenced by crab apple)
crabbed
Bad-tempered or cantankerous
crabbed
Characterized by or manifesting, sourness, peevishness, or moroseness; harsh; cross; cynical; applied to feelings, disposition, or manners
crabbed
Cramped; irregular; as, crabbed handwriting
crabbed
Cramped, bent
crabbed
{s} irritable, grouchy; hard to understand; illegible
crabbed
Characterized by harshness or roughness; unpleasant; applied to things; as, a crabbed taste
crabbed
perversely irritable
crabber
{i} crab fisher; boat for catching crabs
crabber
One who catches crabs
crabber
A boat used for catching crabs
crabber
A person who cathes crabs
crabbing
present participle of crab
crabbing
A canopy is crabbing when it is flown at an angle sideways to the ambient wind, resulting in a path across the ground that is sideways as well as forwards
crabbing
A process of scouring cloth between rolls in a machine
crabbing
Process used after excess moisture is taken from cloth by the hydro-extractor or whizzer After hydro-extraction, the cloth is stretched to its full width for further treatment, and crabbing performs the function of "setting cloth " Crabbing also "loosens" the goods The material is run over a cylinder roller to prevent wrinkles The cylinders are immersed in hot water, and the cloth rotates for about fifteen minutes The cloth, after an hour or so, is returned to the setting bath under a boiling pressure This gives the required setting Sometimes , hot and cold baths are alternated in the process, dependent on the particular conditions
crabbing
The fighting of hawks with each other
crabbing
The act or art of catching crabs
crablike
Walking or moving sideways
crabs
infestation of the pubic hair by crab lice
crabs
plural of crab
crabs
{i} infestation of crab lice (Informal)
crabs
third-person singular of crab
dungeness crab
small edible crab of Pacific coast of North America small Pacific coast crab
english lady crab
crab of the English coasts
european spider crab
large European spider crab
fiddler crab
Any of various burrowing crabs of the genus Uca of coastal areas, the male of which has a greatly enlarged anterior claw. Any of about 65 species of decapods (genus Uca) whose males hold one claw, always much larger than the other, somewhat like a violin. Both claws of the female are relatively small. Fiddler crabs often live in large numbers on beaches in temperate to tropical regions of the world. They inhabit water-covered burrows up to about 1 ft (30 cm) deep and feed on algae and other organic matter. Common North American species (e.g., marsh fiddler, china-back fiddler) live all along the U.S. Atlantic coast. Brightly coloured, they range in body size from about 1 to 1.2 in. (2.5 to 3 cm)
fiddler crab
burrowing crab of American coastal regions having one claw much enlarged in the male
ghost crab
Any of several light-colored burrowing crabs of the genus Ocypoda frequenting the tide line along sandy shores from the northeast United States to Brazil. Also called white crab
giant crab
very large deep-water Japanese crab
hard-shell crab
edible crab that has not recently molted and so has a hard shell
hard-shell crab
A marine crab with a fully hardened shell, especially an edible crab in this stage
hermit crab
{i} crab that has no hard shell that lives in empty seashells of gastropods
hermit crab
Any of various crabs belonging to a group within the order Decapoda that protect their soft unarmored abdomens by occupying and carrying about the empty shells of snails or other univalve mollusks. a kind of crab that lives in the empty shells of other sea creatures. Any crab (families Paguridae and Coenobitidae) that uses empty shells or other hollow objects as a shelter for partial containment and protection of the body. They are found worldwide in sandy-or muddy-bottomed waters and occasionally on land and in trees. They have two pairs of antennae and four pairs of legs; the first pair of legs is modified to form pincers, shaped to cover the shell entrance when the animal is inside. As the crab grows, it periodically leaves its shell and finds a larger one to occupy. The reddish brown large hermit crab (Pagurus pollicaris; 4-5 in., or 10-12 cm, long) and the small hermit crab (P. longicarpus) are found in North American Atlantic coastal waters
hermit crab
small soft-bodied marine crustaceans living in cast-off shells of gastropods
horseshoe crab
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
horseshoe crab
Any of various marine arthropods of the class Merostomata, especially Limulus polyphemus or Xiphosura polyphemus of eastern North America, having a large rounded body and a stiff pointed tail. Also called king crab, limulus. Any of four extant species of marine arthropods (order Xiphosura, subphylum Chelicerata), found on the eastern coasts of Asia (three species) and North America (one species). Despite the name, horseshoe crabs are not crabs; they are more closely related to scorpions. Fossil relatives date back 505 million years. They are most abundant in estuarine waters. The North American species, Limulus polyphemus, can grow to more than 2 ft (60 cm) long. The body consists of three parts hinged together: a broad, horseshoe-shaped cephalothorax; a much smaller, segmented abdomen; and a long, sharp tail-spine, or telson. They spawn on sandy beaches in spring and summer. Adults feed on marine worms; larvae feed on small organisms
horseshoe crab
{i} primitive marine arthropod shaped like a horseshoe
iowa crab
wild crab apple of western United States with fragrant pink flowers
japanese crab
crabmeat usually canned; from Japan
jonah crab
large red deep-water crab of the eastern coast of North America
king crab
{i} extremely large edible crab
king crab
Alaska king crab: meat of large cold-water crab; mainly leg meat
king crab
horseshoe crab: 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
king crab
European spider crab: large European spider crab
king crab
or Alaskan king crab or Japanese crab Marine decapod (Paralithodes camtschatica), an edible crab. It is found in the shallow waters off Japan and along the Alaska coast; it also inhabits the Bering Sea. One of the largest crabs, it often weighs 10 lbs (4.5 kg) or more. Its size and tasty flesh make it a valued food, and large numbers are fished commercially each year
king crab
large edible crab of northern Pacific waters especially along the coasts of Alaska and Japan
land crab
{i} crab which spends all or most of its life on dry land
land crab
A terrestrial crab of the tropical family Gecarinidae, having a large square body
mole crab
Any of various small crustaceans of the genus Emerita, having very long eyestalks and hairy antennae and commonly found burrowing in sand on ocean beaches
oregon crab apple
small tree or shrub of western United States having white blossoms and tiny yellow or red fruit
oyster crab
tiny soft-bodied crab living within the mantle cavity of oysters
oyster crab
A small crab (Pinnotheres ostreum) that lives commensally inside the shell of a bivalve mollusk such as an oyster or a clam
palm crab
A large crab (Birgus latro) of the islands of the South Pacific that lives in burrows and feeds mainly on coconuts
pea crab
tiny soft-bodied crab living commensally in the mantles of certain bivalve mollusks
purse crab
Either of two sand-dwelling brachyuran crabs (Persephona mediterranea or P. punctata) of the U.S. Atlantic coast, the Gulf of Mexico, and the West Indies, having a rounded body and, in the female, a purselike chamber for eggs
rock crab
A crab found along rocky coasts, especially one of the genus Cancer, whose hindmost pair of legs is adapted for running
rock crab
crab of eastern coast of North America
shore crab
Any of numerous crabs, such as the spider crab of the United States or the common edible crab Carcinus maenas, usually found along seashores
siberian crab
Asian wild crab apple cultivated in many varieties for it small acid usually red fruit used for preserving
soft-shell crab
edible crab that has recently molted and not yet formed its new shell freshly molted crab with new shell still tender and flexible
soft-shell crab
A marine crab before its shell has hardened after molting, especially the edible species (Callinectes sapidus) of eastern North America in this stage
soldier crab
{i} small Australian crab pale blue in color
southern crab apple
small tree or shrub of southeastern United States; cultivated as an ornamental for its rose-colored blossoms
spider crab
any of numerous crabs with very long legs and small triangular bodies
spider crab
(also known as macropod) crab having long legs and a triangular body
spider crab
Any of various crabs, such as those of the genera Libinia and Macrocheira, having long legs and a relatively small triangular body. Any species of sluggish marine crab in the widely distributed family Majidae (or Maiidae). Spider crabs have a beak-shaped head; thick, rounded body; and long, spindly legs. They use a mucuslike mouth secretion to fasten algae, sponges, and other organisms to the hairs, spines, and knobby projections covering the body. Most species are scavengers, especially of carrion. Their size varies greatly. The body of the European long-beaked spider crab (Macropodia rostrata) is less than 0.5 in. (1 cm) in diameter, whereas the Japanese giant crab (Macrocheira kaempferi), whose outstretched claws can measure 13 ft (4 m) from tip to tip, is perhaps the largest known arthropod
stone crab
large edible crab of S coat of United States especially Florida pale flesh with delicate texture and flavor; found in Florida but now very rare
stone crab
A large edible crab (Menippe mercenaria) found along the Atlantic coast of the southern United States
swimming crab
marine crab with some legs flattened and fringed for swimming
crab

    Silbentrennung

    Crab

    Türkische aussprache

    kräb

    Synonyme

    crab apple

    Aussprache

    /ˈkrab/ /ˈkræb/

    Etymologie

    [ 'krab ] (noun.) before 12th century. From Middle English crabbe, from Old English crabba, from Proto-Germanic *kraƀƀōn (cf. Dutch krab, Low German Krabb, Swedish krabba), from *kraƀƀōnan 'to creep, crawl' (cf. East Frisian kraabje, Low German/Dutch krabben, German (Bavarian) krepsen), from Proto-Indo-European *grobʰ- 'to scratch, claw at', variant of *gerebʰ-. More at carve.

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