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  • adj. Of, or pertaining to crabs

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having the qualities of a crab; crablike.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the qualities of a crab.


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  • JM contemplates, cancrine, contemplates JM.

    June 22, 2009

  • Latin cancrīnus, from cancer, crab. See, for a musical application, cancrizans.

    December 17, 2007

  • 1. reading the same backwards as forwards: a cancrine line. Cf. palindrome.

    2.rare) Of, or pertaining to crabs

    December 17, 2007