Alaskan king crab

noun
1. meat of large cold-water crab; mainly leg meat
Hypernyms: ↑crab, ↑crabmeat
2. large edible crab of northern Pacific waters especially along the coasts of Alaska and Japan
Hypernyms: ↑crab
Member Holonyms: ↑Paralithodes, ↑genus Paralithodes
Part Meronyms: ↑Alaska king crab, ↑king crab, ↑Alaska crab

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Alaskan king crab
= king crab (def. 2). (Cf.king crab)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Alaskan king crab — King King, n. [AS. cyng, cyning; akin to OS. kuning, D. koning, OHG. kuning, G. k[ o]nig, Icel. konungr, Sw. konung, Dan. konge; formed with a patronymic ending, and fr. the root of E. kin; cf. Icel. konr a man of noble birth. [root]44. See {Kin} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alaskan king crab. — See king crab (def. 2). Also, Alaska king crab. [1980 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • Alaskan king crab. — See king crab (def. 2). Also, Alaska king crab. [1980 85] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alaskan king crab fishing — is carried out during the winter months in the waters off the coast of Alaska and the Aleutian Islands. The commercial harvest is performed during a very short season, and the catch is shipped worldwide. Large numbers of king crab are also caught …   Wikipedia

  • King crab — King King, n. [AS. cyng, cyning; akin to OS. kuning, D. koning, OHG. kuning, G. k[ o]nig, Icel. konungr, Sw. konung, Dan. konge; formed with a patronymic ending, and fr. the root of E. kin; cf. Icel. konr a man of noble birth. [root]44. See {Kin} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • king crab — noun 1. meat of large cold water crab; mainly leg meat • Syn: ↑Alaska king crab, ↑Alaskan king crab, ↑Alaska crab • Hypernyms: ↑crab, ↑crabmeat • Part Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • king crab — 1. See horseshoe crab. 2. Also called Alaskan king crab, Alaska crab. a large, edible crab, Paralithodes camtschatica, of cold North Pacific waters, esp. abundant along the coasts of Alaska and Japan. [1690 1700] * * * or Alaskan king crab or… …   Universalium

  • King crab — Taxobox name = King crabs image width = 220px image caption = Paralithodes californiensis regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda subphylum = Crustacea classis = Malacostraca ordo = Decapoda infraordo = Anomura superfamilia = Paguroidea familia =… …   Wikipedia

  • Alaska king crab — noun 1. meat of large cold water crab; mainly leg meat • Syn: ↑Alaskan king crab, ↑king crab, ↑Alaska crab • Hypernyms: ↑crab, ↑crabmeat • Part Holonyms: ↑king crab …   Useful english dictionary

  • King — King, n. [AS. cyng, cyning; akin to OS. kuning, D. koning, OHG. kuning, G. k[ o]nig, Icel. konungr, Sw. konung, Dan. konge; formed with a patronymic ending, and fr. the root of E. kin; cf. Icel. konr a man of noble birth. [root]44. See {Kin}.] 1 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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