pagurus

noun pa·gu·rus \-rəs\

Definition of pagurus

  1. 1 capitalized :  a large cosmopolitan genus (the type of the family Paguridae) of hermit crabs

  2. 2 plural -es :  kaburi

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Origin and Etymology of pagurus

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


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