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king crab

n.
1. Any of three species of large crab, the red king crab (Paralithodes camtschaticus), the blue king crab (P. platypus), and the golden king crab (Lithodes aequispinus), native to the North Pacific from the Gulf of Alaska to the Sea of Japan and valued commercially for their edible flesh. Also called Alaskan king crab.

king crab

n
(Animals) another name for the horseshoe crab

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n.
2. a large, edible spider crab, Paralithodes camtschatica, of N Pacific waters.
[1690–1700]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.king crab - meat of large cold-water crabking crab - meat of large cold-water crab; mainly leg meat
Paralithodes camtschatica, Alaska crab, Alaska king crab, Alaskan king crab, king crab - large edible crab of northern Pacific waters especially along the coasts of Alaska and Japan
crabmeat, crab - the edible flesh of any of various crabs
2.king crab - a large spider crab of Europeking crab - a large spider crab of Europe  
spider crab - any of numerous crabs with very long legs and small triangular bodies
genus Maia, genus Maja, Maia, Maja - type genus of the Majidae; nearly cosmopolitan in distribution
3.king crab - large edible crab of northern Pacific waters especially along the coasts of Alaska and Japanking crab - large edible crab of northern Pacific waters especially along the coasts of Alaska and Japan
crab - decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers
genus Paralithodes, Paralithodes - a genus of Lithodidae
Alaska crab, Alaska king crab, Alaskan king crab, king crab - meat of large cold-water crab; mainly leg meat
4.king 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 tailking 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
arthropod - invertebrate having jointed limbs and a segmented body with an exoskeleton made of chitin
genus Limulus, Limulus - type genus of the family Limulidae
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