crab·​meat | \ ˈkrab-ˌmēt How to pronounce crabmeat (audio) \

Definition of crabmeat

: the edible part of a crab

Examples of crabmeat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The crabmeat went to distributors in Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Georgia. al, 5 June 2022 Irvington Seafood distributed the crabmeat to resellers in four states: Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Mississippi. Chris Smith, BGR, 4 June 2022 The mixture of Dungeness and Jonah crabmeat was unseasoned and seemed scant compared to the engorged sourdough loaf the mixture was swiped onto. Soleil Ho, San Francisco Chronicle, 18 May 2022 The invention of the California roll—made from avocado and cooked crabmeat instead of raw tuna—also helped Americans get over their fear of raw fish. Bee Wilson, WSJ, 12 Feb. 2022 This dip combines sweet, luxurious crabmeat with corn. Katie Workman,, 1 Feb. 2022 The pumpkin course features briny trout roe set atop of a delicate pumpkin panna cotta, while the crab lasagna folds sweet crabmeat between thin sheets of passion fruit gelee. Nick Kindelsperger,, 20 Dec. 2021 Repeat this once more with the remaining crabmeat and cheese, ending with the remaining souffle batter in an even layer. Christian Reynoso,, 29 Dec. 2020 Combine crabmeat with parsley, onion, mayonnaise, curry powder and lemon juice. Mary Colurso |, al, 3 July 2021 See More

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First Known Use of crabmeat

1876, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of crabmeat was in 1876

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14 Jun 2022

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“Crabmeat.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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