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crab

synonym (synonym of crab)

hypernym (crab IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Cancer (noun.person)
    a human being (noun.tops)
     
  • a louse that infests the pubic region of the human body (noun.animal)
    wingless usually flattened bloodsucking insect parasitic on warm-blooded animals (noun.animal)
     
  • a quarrelsome grouch (noun.person)
    a bad-tempered person (noun.person)
     
  • a stroke of the oar that either misses the water or digs too deeply (noun.act)
    the act of rowing as a sport (noun.act)
     
  • complain (verb.communication)
    express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness (verb.communication)
     
  • decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers (noun.animal)
    crustaceans characteristically having five pairs of locomotor appendages each joined to a segment of the thorax (noun.animal)
     
  • direct (an aircraft) into a crosswind (verb.motion)
    direct the course; determine the direction of travelling (verb.motion)
     
  • fish for crab (verb.competition)
    catch or try to catch fish or shellfish (verb.competition)
     
  • scurry sideways like a crab (verb.motion)
    to move about or proceed hurriedly (verb.motion)
     
  • the edible flesh of any of various crabs (noun.food)
    meat of edible aquatic invertebrate with a shell (especially a mollusk or crustacean) (noun.food)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF crab relation)

  • decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers (noun.animal)
    large edible crab of the southern coast of the United States (particularly Florida) (noun.animal)
     
  • (noun.animal)
    edible crab that has not recently molted and so has a hard shell (noun.animal)
     
  • (noun.animal)
    edible crab that has recently molted and not yet formed its new shell (noun.animal)
     
  • (noun.animal)
    small edible crab of Pacific coast of North America (noun.animal)
     
  • (noun.animal)
    crab of eastern coast of North America (noun.animal)
     
  • (noun.animal)
    large red deep-water crab of the eastern coast of North America (noun.animal)
     
  • (noun.animal)
    marine crab with some legs flattened and fringed for swimming (noun.animal)
     
  • (noun.animal)
    burrowing crab of American coastal regions having one claw much enlarged in the male (noun.animal)
     
  • (noun.animal)
    tiny soft-bodied crab living commensally in the mantles of certain bivalve mollusks (noun.animal)
     
  • (noun.animal)
    large edible crab of northern Pacific waters especially along the coasts of Alaska and Japan (noun.animal)
     
  • (noun.animal)
    any of numerous crabs with very long legs and small triangular bodies (noun.animal)
     
  • the edible flesh of any of various crabs (noun.food)
    Atlantic crab; most common source of fresh crabmeat (noun.food)
     
  • (noun.food)
    legs of especially Alaska king crabs (noun.food)
     
  • (noun.food)
    crabmeat usually canned; from Japan (noun.food)
     
  • (noun.food)
    meat of large cold-water crab; mainly leg meat (noun.food)
     
  • (noun.food)
    flesh of Cancer magister (Dungeness crab) (noun.food)
     
  • (noun.food)
    pale flesh with delicate texture and flavor; found in Florida but now very rare (noun.food)
     

instance hypernym (crab IS A KIND OF .... relation (represent specific [usually real-world] instances of something))

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • the edible flesh of any of various crabs (noun.food)
    a cocktail of cold cooked crabmeat and a sauce (noun.food)
     

member meronym (HAS MEMBER relation)

  • a louse that infests the pubic region of the human body (noun.animal)
    true lice: crab lice (noun.animal)
     
  • decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers (noun.animal)
    an order of crustaceans (including true crabs) having a reduced abdomen folded against the ventral surface (noun.animal)
     

derivation (.... is derived from crab)

domain category (crab is domain category of ....)

  • (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Cancer (noun.person)
    a pseudoscience claiming divination by the positions of the planets and sun and moon (noun.cognition)
     
  • direct (an aircraft) into a crosswind (verb.motion)
    travel via aircraft (noun.act)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym instance hypernym part meronym member meronym derivation crabby person cancer cancer the crab crabmeat crab louse phthirius pubis row rowing decapod decapod crustacean louse sucking louse menippe mercenaria stone crab hard-shell crab soft-shell crab cancer magister dungeness crab house mansion planetary house sign sign of the zodiac star sign crab cocktail brachyura suborder brachyura genus phthirius genus phthirus beef bad-tempered crabbed bitch gripe crabby person

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