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oyster crab

Syllabification: oys·ter crab

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of oyster crab in English:

noun

A minute, soft-bodied crab that lives inside the shell of a bivalve mollusk, where it filters food particles from the water drawn into the shell by its host. Also called pea crab.
  • Family Pinnotheridae: Pinnotheres and other genera

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