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Pluralofcrab
crabs
Presenthe/sheconjugation ofcrab.

crabs

crabs(
krahbz
)
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(pubic lice)
a. las ladillas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
He had to buy an ointment to kill the crabs.Tuvo que comprar un ungüento para matar las ladillas.
crab
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
2. (animal)
a. el cangrejo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The crab ran up the sand dune and into its hole.El cangrejo subió la duna corriendo y se metió en su agujero.
b. la jaiba
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
She made a delicious bouillabaisse with freshly-caught crab.Hizo una rica sopa de mariscos con jaiba recién atrapada.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (to catch crabs)
a. pescar cangrejos
Just after high tide is one of the best times to go crabbing.Justo después de que haya subido la marea es uno de los mejores momentos para ir a pescar cangrejos.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (aviation)
a. posicionar de costado
There was a sudden change in weather conditions and the pilot had to crab the small plane to stay on course.Se produjo un cambio repentino en las condiciones meteorológicas y el piloto tuvo que posicionar el pequeño avión de costado para mantener el rumbo.
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crab
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (crustacean)
a. el cangrejo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
b. la jaiba
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
2. (colloquial)
a. la ladilla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(pubic louse)
crab applemanzana f silvestre
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crab [kræb]
noun
1 (Zool) cangrejo (m); jaiba (f); (LAm)
the Crab (Astron) (la constelación de) Cáncer
to catch a crab (Rowing) fallar con el remo; dar una calada
2 crabs (Med) ladillas (f)
intransitive verb
to crab (about) (US) quejarse (acerca de)
modifier
crab apple (n) (fruit) manzana (f) silvestre; (tree) manzano (m) silvestre
crab grass (n) garranchuelo (m)
crab louse (n) ladilla (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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