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land crab

noun
1.
any of several crabs, especially of the family Gecarcinidae, that live chiefly upon land, returning to the sea to breed.
Origin of land crab
1630-1640
1630-40
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land crab

noun
1.
any of various crabs, esp of the tropical family Gecarcinidae, that are adapted to a partly terrestrial life
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