ghost crab

noun

Definition of ghost crab

: a pale yellowish crab (Ocypode albicans) common on sandy beaches from Rhode Island to Brazil

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History and Etymology for ghost crab

so called from its color

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“Ghost crab.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ghost%20crab. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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