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Definition: Porcelain crab
(277), n. [F. porcelaine, It.
porcellana, orig., the porcelain shell, or Venus shell
(Cypr[ae]a porcellana), from a dim. fr. L. porcus pig,
probably from the resemblance of the shell in shape to a
pig's back. Porcelain was called after this shell, either on
account of its smoothness and whiteness, or because it was
believed to be made from it. See Pork
A fine translucent or semitransculent kind of earthenware,
made first in China and Japan, but now also in Europe and
America; -- called also China
, or China ware
Porcelain, by being pure, is apt to break. --Dryden.
, porcelain with a surface like ivory,
produced by depolishing. See Depolishing
. See under Clay
(Zo["o]l.), any crab of the genus
and allied genera (family Porcellanid[ae]
They have a smooth, polished carapace.
. (Min.) See Porcelanite
, the transferring of an impression of an
engraving to porcelain.
(Zo["o]l.), a cowry.