The laugh of a land crab—if the beast could laugh—would doubtless resemble Captain Wigmore's expression of mirth.
Till now a "land crab," the land at last threw him overboard.
Though a land crab the Cocoa-Nut cousin is fond of the sea, and takes a bath in it every night.
The land crab may be seen scuttling to his hole, and at night the rats besiege the houses and the artificial gardens.
There was nothing peculiar about him, and if it hadn't been for the land crab's story I'd never have given him a second thought.
Its rotund form and subequal chelae suggest the land crab, Geocarcinus, but exact determination is of course impossible.
A crawfish or "land crab" will serve as a typical medium for describing the method of preparing specimens of this nature.
The same god was also supposed to be incarnate in the octopus, and also in the land crab.