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River crab
River 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. Arrive, Riparian.] 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 fresh-water fishes. River crab (Zo["o]l.), any species of fresh-water crabs of the genus Thelphusa, as T. depressa of Southern Europe. River dragon, a crocodile; -- applied by Milton to the king of Egypt. River driver, a lumberman who drives or conducts logs down rivers. --Bartlett. 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 tutelary divinity. 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 rivers. (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 shell. 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 may refer to: Chinese mitten crab, Eriocheir sinensis, sometimes called the Chinese River Crab Potamonautes perlatus, the Cape river crab of...
- máoxiè), is a medium-sized burrowing crab that is named for its furry claws, which resemble mittens. It is native to rivers, estuaries and other coastal habitats...
- River crab (Chinese: 河蟹; pinyin: héxiè) and harmonious/harmonize/harmonization (Chinese: 和谐; pinyin: héxié) are Internet slang terms created by Chinese...
- freshwater crab in the Potamonautidae family. The common name is the Natal river crab or Sidney's river crab, although they may also be referred to as "river crabs"...
- Crab Cr**** is a stream in the U.S. states of North Carolina and South Carolina. It is a tributary of the Little River. Crab Cr**** derives 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 Island,...
- "River crab" (Chinese: 河蟹; pinyin: héxiè) has been adopted as internet slang in Mainland China in reference to Internet censorship. The word river crab...
- The ****anese spider crab (タカアシガニ, takaashigani, "long-legged crab"), or Macrocheira kaempferi, is a species of marine crab that lives in the waters around...
- similar 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" itself is...
- tons each. Additionally, China produced about 370,000 tons of Chinese river crab (Eriocheir sinensis). All farmed freshwater prawns today belong to the...
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