Definition of blue crab in English:

blue crab

Syllabification: blue crab


  • A large edible swimming crab of the Atlantic coast of North America.
    • Callinectes sapidus, family Portunidae
    More example sentences
    • Medium-sized terrapins still relied on small snails but apportioned more of their diet among large snails, blue crabs, and fiddler crabs.
    • After these choices come the king crab, blue crab and rock lobster, and you are almost half way through the menu!
    • After an indecently large plateful of oysters it was into the grilled blue crab and rock lobsters, which I must say were particularly good.

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