from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of various burrowing crabs of the genus Uca of coastal areas, the male of which has one greatly enlarged claw.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A small crab of the genus Gelasimus, as G. vocans or G. pugilator; a calling-crab: so called from the waving or brandishing of the odd large claw, as if fiddling.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun a genus of
crabin which the male has one hugely enlarged claw (genus Uca).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun burrowing crab of American coastal regions having one claw much enlarged in the male
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