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Definition of Shore crab
Shore crabShore Shore, n. [OE. schore, AS. score, probably fr. scieran,
and so meaning properly, that which is shorn off, edge; akin
to OD. schoore, schoor. See Shear, v. t.]
The coast or land adjacent to a large body of water, as an
ocean, lake, or large river.
Michael Cassio, Lieutenant to the warlike Moor Othello,
Is come shore. --Shak.
The fruitful shore of muddy Nile. --Spenser.
In shore, near the shore. --Marryat.
On shore. See under On.
Shore birds (Zo["o]l.), a collective name for the various
limicoline birds found on the seashore.
Shore crab (Zo["o]l.), any crab found on the beaches, or
between tides, especially any one of various species of
grapsoid crabs, as Heterograpsus nudus of California.
Shore lark (Zo["o]l.), a small American lark (Otocoris
alpestris) found in winter, both on the seacoast and on
the Western plains. Its upper parts are varied with dark
brown and light brown. It has a yellow throat, yellow
local streaks, a black crescent on its breast, a black
streak below each eye, and two small black erectile ear
tufts. Called also horned lark.
Shore plover (Zo["o]l.), a large-billed Australian plover
(Esacus magnirostris). It lives on the seashore, and
feeds on crustaceans, etc.
Shore teetan (Zo["o]l.), the rock pipit (Anthus
obscurus). [Prov. Eng.]
Meaning of Shore crab from wikipedia
- The purple s**** crab
nudus, is a common crab
of the family
Varunidae. It can be found sheltering under rocks
in inter-tidal areas
- The common
name smooth s**** crab
to more than one species: Cyclograpsus
lavauxi, from New Zealand Cyclograpsus
granulosus, from Australia...
- littoral crab
. It is known
by different names around
the world. In the British
Isles, it is generally referred
to as the s**** crab
, or green s**** crab
- The name Asian s**** crab
of two species
: Hemigrapsus sanguineus Hemigrapsus
- sanguineus, the ****anese s**** crab
or Asian s**** crab
, is a species
from East Asia. It has been introduced
to several other s****s
, and is now an invasive...
- Ghost crabs
are semiterrestrial crabs
of the subfamily
Ocypodinae. They are common s**** crabs
and subtropical regions throughout
- including yellow s**** crab
, hairy s**** crab
, green s**** crab
, mud-flat crab
, and Oregon s**** crab
its name, the body color
of this crab
- The northern smooth s**** crab
insularum, is a marine crab
of the family
Varunidae, found around
Lord Howe Island, Norfolk
Island, the Kermadec...
- swamp crab
, jonah crab
, marine crabs
nei, Mediterranean s**** crab
, portunus swimcrabs
nei, queen crab
, red crab
, spinous spider crab
- Horseshoe crabs
and brackish water arthropods
of the family
Xiphosurida, and order
po****r name is a misnomer...
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