purple crab

noun

Definition of purple crab

: a small rounded red and purple shallow-water crab (Randallia ornata) of the California and Mexican Pacific coast

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“Purple crab.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/purple%20crab. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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