coconut crab

noun

Definition of coconut crab

  1. :  a large burrowing land crab (Birgus latro) that is widely distributed about islands of the tropical Indian and Pacific Oceans, has a varied omnivorous diet that includes coconuts, and possesses an oily flesh which is esteemed as a local delicacy

Circa 1889

First Known Use of coconut crab

circa 1889


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