from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A shuffie-crab or shuttle-crab; a paddle-crab; any crab one or more pairs of whose legs are expanded and fin-like or fitted for swimming, as in the family Portunidæ. See cut under
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun Any of many
marine crabs, of the family Portunidae, some of whose legsthat are flattened into paddles
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- noun marine crab with some legs flattened and fringed for swimming
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