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- n. Any of several crabs, especially the European or Caribbean hermit crabs (Pagurus bernhardus and Coenobita clypeatus)
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The fiddler crab.
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Among other stalked-eyed crustaceans is that with one red, shielding claw, absurdly large, and which scuttles among the roots, making a defiant clicking noise — the fiddle or soldier crab (GELASIMUS