Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In pathology, a cancer or carcinoma.
  • n. 2. [capitalized] In zoology, a genus of brachyurous decapod crustaceans; the shore-crabs.

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Examples

  • The third option is the introduction of an alien species, the carcinus green crab, which might have caused the snails to make harder shells.

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