Definition of Partan

1. n. An edible British crab.



Definition of Partan

1. an edible crab [n -S]

Medical Definition of Partan

1. An edible British crab. Origin: Cf. Ir. & Gael. Partan. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Partan Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Partan

part of speech
part song
part to whole relation
part with
partable
partaga
partage
partages
partake
partake in
partaken
partaker
partakers
partakes
partaking
partan (current term)
partans
partay
partays
parted
parted leaf
partenope
parter
parterre
parterres
parters
partes
partes corporis humani
parthanatos

Literary usage of Partan

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1. An Analytical Digest of the Cases Published in the New Series of the Law by Edmund Story-Maskelyne (1872)
"partan and Page v. Johnson, Johnson and Utile intervening, 37 Law J. Rep. (US) P. & M. 67 ; Law Hop. 1 P. & D. 549. (2) Caveat nnt warned. 13. ..."

2. The British poets, including translations by British poets (1822)
"THE HARE AND THE partan The chief design of this fable is, to give a true specimen of the Scotch dialect, where it may be supposed to be most perfect; ..."

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