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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of numerous crabs, such as the spider crab of the United States or the common edible crab Carcinus maenas, usually found along seashores.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A type of crab (Carcinus maenas) native to the coasts of Europe and North Africa.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. any crab found on the beaches, or between tides, especially any one of various species of grapsoid crabs, as Heterograpsus nudus of California.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A littoral crab of the family Carcinidæ; specifically, Carcinus mænas. See cuts under Brachyura, Carcinus, Megalops, and Zoæa.

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