chevalier crab

noun
cheva·lier crab | \¦shevə¦li(ə)r-, -liə-\

Definition of chevalier crab 

: a swift-running seacoast crab (genus Ocypode)

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History and Etymology for chevalier crab

so called from its rapid pace

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