from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The edible flesh of a crab.

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  • n. The meat of a crab.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the edible flesh of any of various crabs


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  • We could never find this in 30 years in San Francisco and frozen picked Dungeness crabmeat is among the most disgusting substances on the planet.

    Let them cook Mazatlan

  • "Pure fresh crabmeat is running 50 pesos for half a kilo"

    Restrictions on food?

  • Pure fresh crabmeat is running 50 pesos for half a kilo so you put that with some cheap avacado, cucumber, rice and nori (sold at Walmart) and you have a California roll for almost nothing.

    Restrictions on food?

  • I put no flavorings in the cakes, because I like the main taste to be the tender, succulent crabmeat, which is why my favorite food in the world is sauteed soft-shelled crab.

    Maggie's Farm

  • Add crabmeat, parsley, ½ teaspoon salt, cayenne pepper, and heavy cream and stir gently until heated, about 3 minutes.

    Recipe for Love

  • Use spatula to fold uncovered half of omelet over crabmeat.

    Recipe for Love

  • Late in October, for example, it occurred to Eduard that if he cut a cherimoya a custard apple with green indented skin and a creamy white interior into thin slices, the flesh looked like crabmeat; now a dish with cherimoya and spider crab is on the menu.

    The Sorcerer’s Apprentices

  • Start by breaking down the crabmeat in a medium size mixing bowl with a large fork.

    Anneli Rufus: SPAM Pie and Other Cooking Competition Winners

  • Cracking them open can be hard work, and you're going to get messy (a bib is provided), but the reward of large chunks of succulent crabmeat with a spicy kick makes it worth the effort.

    After Hours: Singapore

  • Still not full, I ordered the traditional Pad Thai noodle dish $16, rice noodles mixed with shrimp, crabmeat, egg, scallions, roasted peanuts, one of the best versions of this signature dish I have ever had.

    Jay Weston: SiLaa -- The Best Thai Food in L.A.!


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