any small, burrowing crab of the genus Uca, characterized by one greatly enlarged claw in the male.
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How to use fiddler crab in a sentence
On the northwest coast of Taiwan, nestled between mudflats teeming with fiddler crabs and sweet-scented persimmon orchards, sits the world’s most important company that you’ve probably never heard of.Inside the Taiwan Firm That Makes the World’s Tech Run | Charlie Campbell | October 1, 2021 | Time
The curious crustacean known as the "fiddler crab" is unusually numerous in the marshes of Long Island, this summer.
But the Martian was scuttling away like a huge fiddler crab, the Josmian clutched in one scrawny fist.One Purple Hope! | Henry Hasse
Ang agúkuy magtakilid nga maglakaw, The fiddler crab walks sideways.A Dictionary of Cebuano Visayan | John U. Wolff
The big arm of the fiddler crab, held across its face, closes its burrow like a door.Zoology: The Science of Animal Life | Ernest Ingersoll
British Dictionary definitions for fiddler crab
any of various burrowing crabs of the genus Uca of American coastal regions, the males of which have one of their anterior pincer-like claws very much enlarged
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