coconut crab

coconut crab


Definition of COCONUT CRAB

:  a large edible coconut-eating burrowing land crab (Birgus latro) widely distributed about islands of the tropical Indian and Pacific Oceans

First Known Use of COCONUT CRAB

circa 1889


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