Definition of Cancer borealis

1. Noun. Large red deep-water crab of the eastern coast of North America.

Exact synonyms: Jonah Crab
Generic synonyms: Crab
Group relationships: Cancer, Genus Cancer



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cancer Borealis

Canary Island hare's foot fern
Canary Islander
Canary Islanders
Canary Islands
Canary wine
Canavalia
Canavalia ensiformis
Canavalia gladiata
Canavan's disease
Canavan's sclerosis
Canavan-van Bogaert-Bertrand disease
Canberra
Canberran
Canberrans
Cancer
Cancer borealis
Cancer irroratus
Cancer magister
Cancer the Crab
Cancerian
Cancerians
Cancers
Cancridae
Cancun
Candace
Candi
Candice
Candida
Candida albicans
Candida albicans producing proteinase

Literary usage of Cancer borealis

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1. A History of Crustacea: Recent Malacostraca by Thomas Roscoe Rede Stebbing (1893)
"cancer borealis, Stimpson, occurs in the same localities as Cancer irroratus, only being a heavier and more massive species it does not equally court ..."

2. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"... which are described in the preceding paper, are a set of proprioceptive cells in the crabs cancer borealis and Cancer irroratus that contain serotonin ..."

3. Report Upon the Invertebrate Animals of Vineyard Sound and Adjacent Waters by Addison Emery Verrill, Sidney Irving Smith (1874)
"Hist. Soc., vol. i, p. 303, 1867. Labrador to South Carolina. cancer borealis Stimpson. (pp. 486, 493. ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1874)
"Among the more interesting littoral species obtained on the shores of Casco Bay and vicinity are Littorina littorea and the cancer borealis. ..."

5. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members (1874)
"Among the more interesting littoral species obtained on the shores of Casco Bay and vicinity are Littorina littorea and the cancer borealis. ..."

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