Definitions for king crab
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Ref: horseshoe crab.
a large, edible spider crab, Paralithodes camtschatica, of N Pacific waters.
Origin of king crab:
Alaska king crab, Alaskan king crab, king crab, Alaska crab(noun)
meat of large cold-water crab; mainly leg meat
European spider crab, king crab, Maja squinado(noun)
a large spider crab of Europe
king crab, Alaska crab, Alaskan king crab, Alaska king crab, Paralithodes camtschatica(noun)
large edible crab of northern Pacific waters especially along the coasts of Alaska and Japan
horseshoe crab, king crab, Limulus polyphemus, Xiphosurus polyphemus(noun)
large marine arthropod of the Atlantic coast of North America having a domed carapace that is shaped like a horseshoe and a stiff pointed tail; a living fossil related to the wood louse
a highly prized crab-like crustacean
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