from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to the genus Portunus or the family Portunidæ.
- n. A crab of the family Portunidæ, as the common blue edible crab of the United States, Callinectes hastatus. See cut under paddle-crab.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Sorry, no example sentences found.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.