crab cake

Main Entry:  crab cake
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a patty of chopped crab meat and various other ingredients such as breadcrumbs, milk, eggs, onions, and seasonings, which is fried or baked; also written crabcake
Example:  Crab cakes are usually served with some sort of sauce, usually a remoulade or tartar sauce, and sometimes ketchup.
Etymology:  1929
Usage:  cooking
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