Hawaiian crab

noun

Definition of Hawaiian crab

: a large Pacific swimming crab (Portunus sanguinolentus) that is related to the Atlantic blue crab and is an important market crab in Hawaii

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“Hawaiian crab.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hawaiian%20crab. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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