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Meaning of crab

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

  crab
      n 1: decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened
           carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and
           pincers
      2: a quarrelsome grouch [syn: {crab}, {crabby person}]
      3: (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Cancer
         [syn: {Cancer}, {Crab}]
      4: the fourth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from
         about June 21 to July 22 [syn: {Cancer}, {Cancer the Crab},
         {Crab}]
      5: the edible flesh of any of various crabs [syn: {crab},
         {crabmeat}]
      6: a louse that infests the pubic region of the human body [syn:
         {crab louse}, {pubic louse}, {crab}, {Phthirius pubis}]
      7: a stroke of the oar that either misses the water or digs too
         deeply; "he caught a crab and lost the race"
      v 1: direct (an aircraft) into a crosswind
      2: scurry sideways like a crab
      3: fish for crab
      4: complain; "What was he hollering about?" [syn: {gripe},
         {bitch}, {grouse}, {crab}, {beef}, {squawk}, {bellyache},
         {holler}]


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