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Dungeness crab

[duhn-juh-nes, duhn-juh-nes] /ˈdʌn dʒəˌnɛs, ˌdʌn dʒəˈnɛs/
noun
1.
an edible crab, Cancer magister, of shallow Pacific coastal waters from northern California to Alaska.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; after Dungeness, village in NW Washington
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