Alaskan king crab

noun

Definition of Alaskan king crab

  1. :  any of three king crabs (Parlithodes camtschaticus, P. platypus, and Lithodes aequispinus) harvested commercially in waters off the coast of Alaska

1941

First Known Use of alaskan king crab

1941


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