- any of several crabs that live on sandy beaches, as the ghost crab or mole crab.
Origin of sand crab
Examples from the Web for sand crab
Historical Examples of sand crab
Somewhere at her right pause suddenly and examine a sand-crab.Seductio Ad Absurdum
Some species move with great rapidity, notably the sand-crab, Ocypoda arenaria.The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide
Augusta Foote Arnold
This ape is very fond of shellfish, and there is a certain kind of sand-crab that suits his palate exactly.The Little Gleaner, Vol. X.
- Australian another name for blue swimmer