queen crab

noun

Definition of queen crab

: a large edible crab (Carpilius corallinus) of the family Xanthidae that frequents shallow water from the Bahamas to Brazil and is usually pale red marked with scarlet, white, and yellow

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“Queen crab.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/queen%20crab. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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