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  • n. a crab of the Hippoidea superfamily of decapod crustaceans

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A land crab, or ocypodian.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A crab of the genus Ocypoda, which lives on sandy beaches, runs very swiftly, and burrows in the sand; also, the lady-crab, Platyonychus ocellatus. See cut under Platyonychus.

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