capitalized : a large cosmopolitan genus (the type of the family Paguridae) of hermit crabs
plural -es : kaburi

Word History


New Latin, from Latin, crab, from Greek pagouros, from pagos rock + -uros -urus; akin to Greek pēgnynai to fix, fasten

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“Pagurus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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