from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of various crabs of the family Majidae, having long thin legs and a relatively small triangular body and often camouflaging the body with seaweed or sponges.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A spider-like crab, or sea-spider, with long slender legs and comparatively small triangular body.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Any of various species of crab of the family Majidae with long legs.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun any of numerous crabs with very long legs and small triangular bodies


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