king crab

noun

Definition of king crab

  1. 1 :  horseshoe crab

  2. 2 :  any of several very large crabs; especially :  one (Paralithoides camtschaticus) of the North Pacific caught commercially for food

First Known Use of king crab

1698


KING CRAB Defined for English Language Learners

king crab

noun

Definition of king crab for English Language Learners

  • : a very large type of crab


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