knobbed crab

noun

Definition of knobbed crab

: a spiny spider crab (Mithrax caribbaeus) of the West Indies and the northern coast of South America

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“Knobbed crab.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/knobbed%20crab. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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