Definition of 'crab'
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Stir the rice into the vegetables then add the brown crab meat. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Stir in white crab meat and prawns. Times, Sunday Times (2017)White crab meat is a British delicacy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In this one, chunks of white crab meat and plump tiger prawns vie for your fork's attention. Times, Sunday Times (2017)We're all like hermit crabs: little naked creatures that have found a suitable shell and decided to live inside it until it stops fitting. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The real dude moment was the soft shell crab burger. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Turn off the heat and stir in the brown crab meat. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They are not known to attack humans and live off crabs and lobsters. The Sun (2013)You can catch crabs from the quayside. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Scoop the brown meat out of the dressed crab and mix with the horseradish sauce and cream. The Sun (2014)There is more than a kilo of meat in each crab. Times, Sunday Times (2006)On offer are rice dishes plus fresh lobster and crab. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We have also been catching male crabs a lot earlier than usual. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Stir in the white crab meat and parsley. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Buy whole cooked crabs to eat with your fingers for lunch and dressed crabs to make fishcakes and sandwiches. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Three big slabs of toast heaped with very fresh crab were lightly dressed and had an exciting kick of chilli. Times, Sunday Times (2006)And the hermit crabs run free. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Also, how the humble horseshoe crab has survived since prehistoric times. The Sun (2016)My husband's crab had two large pieces of shell in it. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Don't throw away those crab shells. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Five large crab cakes, salad and chips. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Come on out, you hermit crabs. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They can call on salmon from the Pacific and lobster and crab from the east coast. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You can watch the daily catch of crabs in the morning or gaze at the multimillion-pound yachts. Times, Sunday Times (2013)After all, he is a hermit crab who predicts football results. Times, Sunday Times (2011)When the tide goes out, walk across the sands and collect crab shells left by the fishermen. The Sun (2014)Add the crushed crab shell, tomato purée and a splash of brandy or cognac and stir well. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It can also crab sideways, which means it can climb any surface and over anything in its way. The Sun (2014)He said: 'I went sideways like a crab. The Sun (2008)Sitting in the shade of a palm tree, I watched a crab creeping sideways on the sand. The Sun (2014)
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Translations for 'crab'
British English: crab /kræb/ NOUN
A crab is a sea creature with a flat round body covered by a shell, and five pairs of legs with claws on the front pair.
- American English: crab
- Arabic: سَرَطَان
- Brazilian Portuguese: caranguejo
- Chinese: 螃蟹
- Croatian: rak
- Czech: krab
- Danish: krabbe
- Dutch: kreeft dier
- European Spanish: cangrejo
- Finnish: taskurapu
- French: crabe
- German: Krabbe
- Greek: καβούρι
- Italian: granchio
- Japanese: カニ
- Korean: 게
- Norwegian: krabbe
- Polish: krab
- European Portuguese: caranguejo
- Romanian: crab
- Russian: краб
- Spanish: cangrejo
- Swedish: krabba
- Thai: ปู
- Turkish: yengeç
- Ukrainian: краб
- Vietnamese: con cua
Definition of crab from the Collins English Dictionary
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