porcupine crab

noun

Definition of porcupine crab

: a spiny anomuran crustacean (Lithodes hystrix) of the coast of Japan that resembles a crab

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“Porcupine crab.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/porcupine%20crab. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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