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Definition of River crab
River crabRiver Riv"er, n. [F. riv[`e]re a river, LL. riparia river,
bank of a river, fr. L. riparius belonging to a bank or
shore, fr. ripa a bank or shore; of uncertain origin. Cf.
1. A large stream of water flowing in a bed or channel and
emptying into the ocean, a sea, a lake, or another stream;
a stream larger than a rivulet or brook.
Transparent and sparkling rivers, from which it is
delightful to drink as they flow. --Macaulay.
2. Fig.: A large stream; copious flow; abundance; as, rivers
of blood; rivers of oil.
River chub (Zo["o]l.), the hornyhead and allied species of
River crab (Zo["o]l.), any species of fresh-water crabs of
the genus Thelphusa, as T. depressa of Southern
River dragon, a crocodile; -- applied by Milton to the king
River driver, a lumberman who drives or conducts logs down
River duck (Zo["o]l.), any species of duck belonging to
Anas, Spatula, and allied genera, in which the hind
toe is destitute of a membranous lobe, as in the mallard
and pintail; -- opposed to sea duck.
River god, a deity supposed to preside over a river as its
River herring (Zo["o]l.), an alewife.
River hog. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) Any species of African wild hogs of the genus
Potamoch[oe]rus. They frequent wet places along the
(b) The capybara.
River horse (Zo["o]l.), the hippopotamus.
River jack (Zo["o]l.), an African puff adder (Clotho
nasicornis) having a spine on the nose.
River limpet (Zo["o]l.), a fresh-water, air-breathing
mollusk of the genus Ancylus, having a limpet-shaped
River pirate (Zo["o]l.), the pike.
River snail (Zo["o]l.), any species of fresh-water
gastropods of Paludina, Melontho, and allied genera.
See Pond snail, under Pond.
River tortoise (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous fresh-water
tortoises inhabiting rivers, especially those of the genus
Trionyx and allied genera. See Trionyx.
Meaning of River crab from wikipedia
- River crab
to: Chinese mitten crab
sinensis, sometimes called
the Chinese River Crab Potamonautes
perlatus, the Cape river crab
- máoxiè), is a medium-sized burrowing crab
that is named
for its furry
claws, which resemble
mittens. It is native
and other coastal
- River crab
(Chinese: 河蟹; pinyin: héxiè) and harmonious/harmonize/harmonization (Chinese: 和谐; pinyin: héxié) are Internet slang terms created
- freshwater crab
in the Potamonautidae
family. The common
name is the Natal river crab
or Sidney's river crab
they may also be referred
to as "river
Cr**** is a stream
in the U.S. states
of North Carolina
Carolina. It is a tributary
of the Little River
its name from...
- the Ohio River
A former British
name for Vieques, Puerto
Rico Elsewhere: Crab Island
(Queensland), Australia, in the western Torres Strait Crab
- "River crab
" (Chinese: 河蟹; pinyin: héxiè) has been adopted
as internet slang
in Mainland China
censorship. The word river
- The ****anese spider crab
(タカアシガニ, takaashigani, "long-legged crab
"), or Macrocheira
kaempferi, is a species
of marine crab
in the waters
to "river crab
" (河蟹, héxiè) in Mandarin
Chinese, so the netizens
say that the post has been eaten
by the "river crab
". The term "crab
- tons each. Additionally, China produced about
370,000 tons of Chinese river crab
(Eriocheir sinensis). All farmed freshwater prawns today belong
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