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pea crab

noun
1.
any of several tiny crabs of the family Pinnotheridae, the female of which lives as a commensal in the shells of bivalve mollusks.
Origin of pea crab
1830-1840
1830-40
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pea crab

noun
1.
any of various globular soft-bodied crabs of the genus Pinnotheres and related genera that live commensally in the mantles of certain bivalves
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