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sand hopper

noun
Origin of sand hopper
1780-1790
First recorded in 1780-90
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British Dictionary definitions for sand hopper

sand hopper

noun
1.
any of various small hopping amphipod crustaceans of the genus Orchestia and related genera, common in intertidal regions of seashores Also called beach flea, sand flea
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