Fiddler-crab



noun
1.
any small, burrowing crab of the genus Uca, characterized by one greatly enlarged claw in the male.
noun
1.
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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