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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The typical genus of hermit-crabs of the family Paguridæ. The species have a soft tail and live in the shells of various mollusks. See cut under cancrisocial.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • proper noun The type genus of the crustacean family Paguridae.

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  • noun type genus of the family Paguridae

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