from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An edible, bluish swimming crab (Callinectes sapidus) of coastal waters of the western Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico.

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  • noun bluish edible crab of Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of North America
  • noun Atlantic crab; most common source of fresh crabmeat


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