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☆ a large, common, edible, dark-bluish crab (Menippe mercenaria) found in the coastal mud flats of the SE U.S. and in the Caribbean
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nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A large edible crab (Menippe mercenaria) found along the Atlantic coast of the southern United States.