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crab meaning and definition

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CRAB noun

Definition of crab (noun)

  1. decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers
  2. a quarrelsome grouch
  3. (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Cancer
  4. the fourth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about June 21 to July 22
  5. the edible flesh of any of various crabs
  6. a louse that infests the pubic region of the human body
  7. a stroke of the oar that either misses the water or digs too deeply
    • "he caught a crab and lost the race"

CRAB verb

Definition of crab (verb)

  1. direct (an aircraft) into a crosswind
  2. scurry sideways like a crab
  3. fish for crab
  4. complain
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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