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spider crab

noun
1.
any of various crabs of the family Majidae, having long, slender legs and a comparatively small, triangular body.
Origin
1700-1710
1700-10
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Examples for spider crab
  • The antipasto of spider crab salad was shredded crabmeat replaced in its large red and white shell.
  • Only a few millimeters across, this prickly creature is a larval spider crab.
British Dictionary definitions for spider crab

spider crab

noun
1.
any of various crabs of the genera Macropodia, Libinia, etc, having a small triangular body and very long legs
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