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black crab

[DJE different sp.] n. a land crab, Gecarcinus lateralis, considered a delicacy: 1925 Black crab live in the land (Finlay 297). 1973 A basket of black crabs just off the boat from Andros (Missick 29). (Gen.)

Tags: animal, noun

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Last update: 2010-09-05 18:42
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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