pentagon crab

noun

: a small dully colored angular parthenopid crab (Heterocrypta granulata) living at moderate depths along the eastern coast of North America

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Etymology

so called from its shape

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“Pentagon crab.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pentagon%20crab. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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