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Definition of Shore crab

Shore crab
Shore 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, Hemigrapsus nudus, is a common crab of the family Varunidae. It can be found sheltering under rocks in inter-tidal areas along...
- The common name smooth s**** crab may apply 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. In...
- The name Asian s**** crab may refer to either of two species of crab: Hemigrapsus sanguineus Hemigrapsus takanoi...
- sanguineus, the ****anese s**** crab or Asian s**** crab, is a species of crab 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 in tropical and subtropical regions throughout the world...
- including yellow s**** crab, hairy s**** crab, green s**** crab, mud-flat crab, and Oregon s**** crab. Despite its name, the body color of this crab can vary...
- The northern smooth s**** crab, Cyclograpsus 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, Pacific rock crab, portunus swimcrabs nei, queen crab, red crab, spinous spider crab, swimcrabs...
- Horseshoe crabs are marine and brackish water arthropods of the family Limulidae, suborder Xiphosurida, and order Xiphosura. Their po****r name is a misnomer...
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