crabmeat

noun
crab·meat | \ˈkrab-ˌmēt \

Definition of crabmeat 

: the edible part of a crab

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Here's a selection of everyday items that could be impacted: • Seafood, including trout, eels, salmon, tuna, swordfish, herrings, cod, catfish, crabmeat, squid, claims. Nathan Bomey, USA TODAY, "Taxing oxygen? It could happen. President Trump threatens wide-ranging tariffs on China," 11 July 2018 Among the items on the plantation’s menu were crabmeat casseroles, oyster gumbos and salmon mousse. Amanda Cargill, Smithsonian, "What Did the Founding Fathers Eat and Drink as They Started a Revolution?," 3 July 2018 In this case that meant the likes of feather-light cakes of local Jonah crabmeat, bound with artichoke, and jacked up with tangy celeriac slaw. Alexandra Hall, BostonGlobe.com, "At the heart of Woodfords Corner’s revival is this: ‘You don’t get very many opportunities in life to do what you really believe in’," 26 June 2018 Next is an alcapurria, a long, dark-brown oblong cylinder of green plantain and taro root (although the best and rarest ones are made with yucca) that’s stuffed with ground beef or crabmeat. Laia Garcia, Bon Appetit, "Home Is Where the Manteca Is: A Visit to Piñones in Puerto Rico," 6 June 2018 Add spinach, artichokes and crabmeat and mix lightly. Alysha Witwicki, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "How to have big fun with mini-appetizers and mini-cocktails," 2 June 2018 Visa shortages have been a perennial issue for the crab industry since the last generations of Eastern Shore women who once picked crabmeat aged out of the tedious seasonal work. Scott Dance, baltimoresun.com, "Crab crisis: Maryland seafood industry loses 40 percent of work force in visa lottery," 3 May 2018 Visa shortages have been a perennial issue for the crab industry since the last generations of Eastern Shore women who once picked crabmeat aged out of the tedious seasonal work. Scott Dance, Washington Post, "Crab crisis: Md. seafood industry loses 40 percent of workforce in visa lottery," 3 May 2018 For silkiness: Oysters, crabmeat, lean meats, tofu, and beans have loads of iron and zinc — minerals that are crucial for keeping hair smooth. Johnny Miller, Allure, "The Great-Hair Diet: What to Eat for Stronger, Healthier Hair," 30 May 2018

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1876, in the meaning defined above

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crabmeat

noun

English Language Learners Definition of crabmeat

: the meat of a crab eaten as food

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