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1. spider

noun. ['ˈspaɪdɝ'] predatory arachnid with eight legs, two poison fangs, two feelers, and usually two silk-spinning organs at the back end of the body; they spin silk to make cocoons for eggs or traps for prey.

Synonyms

  • Latrodectus mactans
  • theridiid
  • tarantula
  • Araneae
  • Argiope aurantia
  • arachnoid
  • Araneus cavaticus
  • order Araneida
  • order Araneae
  • garden spider
  • arachnid
  • Araneida
  • orb-weaving spider
  • barn spider
  • comb-footed spider
  • black and gold garden spider
  • trap-door spider
  • Aranea diademata
  • black widow
  • hunting spider

Antonyms

  • object program
  • hardware

Etymology

  • spithre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • spider (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Spider Crab

  • prefab
  • mcnabb
  • mcnab
  • macnab
  • colab
  • stab
  • slab
  • scab
  • prab
  • krabbe
  • grabbe
  • grab
  • glab
  • flab
  • drab
  • crabbe
  • crabb
  • tabb
  • tab
  • schab
  • sabb
  • rabb
  • nabb
  • nab
  • mab
  • labbe
  • lab
  • knabb
  • knab
  • jab

Example sentences of the word spider-crab


1. Noun Phrase
Deep water spider crabs use their spiny carapaces to conceal themselves within their rocky, crusty surroundings.

2. Noun Phrase
So the spider crabs come up into the shallows to breed.

3. Noun Phrase
Large fish and invertebrates such as grouper, octopus and stingrays dine on spider crabs.

4. Noun Phrase
There are several species of spider crabs found throughout the world.

2. spider

noun. ['ˈspaɪdɝ'] a skillet made of cast iron.

Synonyms

  • frying pan
  • frypan

Etymology

  • spithre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • spider (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. spider

noun. ['ˈspaɪdɝ'] a computer program that prowls the internet looking for publicly accessible resources that can be added to a database; the database can then be searched with a search engine.

Synonyms

  • wanderer
  • program
  • computer programme
  • programme

Etymology

  • spithre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • spider (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. crab

noun. ['ˈkræb'] decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers.

Synonyms

  • rock crab
  • hard-shell crab
  • Cancer borealis
  • swimming crab
  • Alaskan king crab
  • spider crab
  • Alaska king crab
  • Alaska crab
  • fiddler crab
  • stone crab
  • pea crab
  • soft-shelled crab
  • Menippe mercenaria
  • decapod crustacean
  • Paralithodes camtschatica
  • decapod
  • Dungeness crab
  • soft-shell crab
  • suborder Brachyura
  • Cancer magister
  • Brachyura
  • king crab
  • Cancer irroratus

Antonyms

  • complex
  • rhetorical
  • unobvious
  • impure

Etymology

  • crabbe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crabba (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. crab

noun. ['ˈkræb'] a stroke of the oar that either misses the water or digs too deeply.

Synonyms

  • row

Antonyms

  • adorned
  • fancy

Etymology

  • crabbe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crabba (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. crab

verb. ['ˈkræb'] complain.

Synonyms

  • sound off
  • complain
  • kvetch
  • kick
  • quetch
  • grouse
  • bitch
  • holler
  • plain
  • bellyache
  • gripe
  • beef

Antonyms

  • natural depression
  • follow
  • rear
  • reverse

Etymology

  • crabbe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crabba (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. crab

verb. ['ˈkræb'] direct (an aircraft) into a crosswind.

Synonyms

  • point
  • channelise
  • head
  • steer
  • maneuver
  • manoeuver
  • direct
  • channelize
  • guide

Antonyms

  • collateral
  • mediate
  • inexact
  • relative

Etymology

  • crabbe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crabba (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. crab

noun. ['ˈkræb'] a louse that infests the pubic region of the human body.

Synonyms

  • Phthirius pubis
  • Phthirius
  • sucking louse
  • genus Phthirius
  • crab louse
  • louse
  • Phthirus
  • pubic louse

Antonyms

  • indirect
  • attractive
  • undock
  • refrain

Etymology

  • crabbe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crabba (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. Crab

noun. the fourth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about June 21 to July 22.

Synonyms

  • Cancer the Crab

Antonyms

  • introvert
  • withholder

10. crab

noun. ['ˈkræb'] the edible flesh of any of various crabs.

Synonyms

  • soft-shelled crab
  • crabmeat
  • Japanese crab
  • Alaskan king crab
  • shellfish
  • stone crab
  • crab cocktail
  • Alaska crab
  • crab legs
  • king crab
  • Alaska king crab
  • blue crab
  • Dungeness crab

Antonyms

  • node
  • middle
  • end
  • beginning

Etymology

  • crabbe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crabba (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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