partan

[ pahr-tn ]
/ ˈpɑr tn /

noun Scot.

a crab.

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Origin of partan

1375–1425; late Middle English (Scots ) <Scots Gaelic: crab
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British Dictionary definitions for partan

partan
/ (ˈpɑːtən, Scot ˈpartən) /

noun

Word Origin for partan

C15: of Celtic origin
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