granċi

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Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sicilian granciu, from Latin cancrulus, diminutive of cancer, or from the accusative form cancrum through an intermediate form *cranclo or *crancro.

Noun[edit]

granċi m (determinate plural ġranċijiet, collective plural ġranċ)

  1. crab
    Il-liċenzi maħruġa lill-bastimenti tas-sajd tal-qiegħ li jimmiraw għall-granċ għandhom ikunu validi għal tliet xhur.
    Licences issued to deep-water fishing vessels targeting crab shall be valid for three months.

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