Definition of Swimming crab

1. Noun. Marine crab with some legs flattened and fringed for swimming.




Swimming Crab Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Swimming Crab Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Swimming Crab

swimmer's itch
swimmeret
swimmerets
swimmers
swimmest
swimmeth
swimmier
swimmiest
swimmily
swimming bath
swimming bell
swimming cap
swimming costume
swimming costumes
swimming crab (current term)
swimming event
swimming goggles
swimming hole
swimming kick
swimming meet
swimming pool
swimming pools
swimming stroke
swimming trunks
swimmingly
swimmings
swimmist
swimmists
swimmy

Literary usage of Swimming crab

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 4th Series by California academy of sciences (1875)
"Among these is a swimming crab, of the genus ... When Stimpson wrote, no species of swimming crab had been found upon the Pacific Coast, but Dr. Cooper ..."

2. Journal of the Royal Institution of Cornwall by Royal Institution of Cornwall (1875)
"Nipper or Henslow's swimming crab.— Leach, Malac. Brit., t. ... This, more than any of the others, is a swimming crab ; for whilst the other British species ..."

3. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 4th Series by California academy of sciences (1875)
"Among these is a swimming crab, of the genus ... When Stimpson wrote, no species of swimming crab had been found upon the Pacific Coast, but Dr. Cooper ..."

4. Journal of the Royal Institution of Cornwall by Royal Institution of Cornwall (1875)
"Nipper or Henslow's swimming crab.— Leach, Malac. Brit., t. ... This, more than any of the others, is a swimming crab ; for whilst the other British species ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Swimming crab

Search for Swimming crab on Dictionary.com!Search for Swimming crab on Thesaurus.com!Search for Swimming crab on Google!Search for Swimming crab on Wikipedia!

Search