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The edible flesh of a crab.
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(Cookery) the flesh of a crab
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the edible parts of a crab.
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|Noun||1.||crabmeat - the edible flesh of any of various crabs|
crab cocktail - a cocktail of cold cooked crabmeat and a sauce
shellfish - meat of edible aquatic invertebrate with a shell (especially a mollusk or crustacean)
blue crab - Atlantic crab; most common source of fresh crabmeat
crab legs - legs of especially Alaska king crabs
Japanese crab - crabmeat usually canned; from Japan
Alaska crab, Alaska king crab, Alaskan king crab, king crab - meat of large cold-water crab; mainly leg meat
Dungeness crab - flesh of Cancer magister (Dungeness crab)
stone crab - pale flesh with delicate texture and flavor; found in Florida but now very rare
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