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green crab

noun
1.
a yellowish-green crab, Carcinides maenas, common in shallow waters along rocky shores.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65
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Examples for green crab
  • Also, little is known about the presence or effect of aquatic invasive species such as the green crab.
  • green crab population abundance appears to be related to water temperature.

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