marsh crab

noun

: any of various crabs of the family Grapsidae that burrow in marshy areas along the Atlantic coast from southern Florida to Brazil
especially : a crab of a common genus Sesarma

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“Marsh crab.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/marsh%20crab. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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