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coconut crab

noun

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
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First Known Use of COCONUT CRAB

circa 1889

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