Definition of Dungeness crab

1. Noun. Flesh of Cancer magister (Dungeness crab).

Group relationships: Cancer Magister
Generic synonyms: Crab, Crabmeat



2. Noun. Small edible crab of Pacific coast of North America.
Exact synonyms: Cancer Magister
Generic synonyms: Crab
Group relationships: Cancer, Genus Cancer

Definition of Dungeness crab

1. Noun. ''Cancer magister'', a species of crab found in the Pacific Ocean that has sweet-tasting meat. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dungeness Crab

Duncan
Duncan's disease
Duncan's folds
Duncan's mechanism
Duncan's ventricle
Duncan Grant
Duncan James Corrow Grant
Dunch
Dundee
Dundee cake
Dundonian
Dundonians
Dunedin
Dunelmensis
Dungan
Dungeness crab
Dungeness crabs
Dungeons & Dragons
Dunglish
Dunglison
Dunkard
Dunker
Dunkerque
Dunkers
Dunkirk
Dunkirk spirit
Dunkirker
Dunky
Duns Scotus
Dunsanian

Literary usage of Dungeness crab

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1. The U. S. Coal Industry, 1970-1990: Two Decades of Change (1992)
"... on the size and species, such injuries can vary from a cut finger (blue crab or dungeness crab) to a broken finger (stone crab or Alaskan King crab). ..."

2. Miscellaneous Publications by Bureau of Statistics and Immigration, Washington (State) (1920)
"The best known is called the dungeness crab. The Game Fish of Washington. The choicest varieties to be found here are those which are native to Washington ..."

3. Adventure Guide Maui by Sharon Hamblin (2005)
"In addition to fresh fish, dungeness crab, filet mignon and shrimp, they have fresh live Kona lobsters prepared in different ways. ..."

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