a whitish crab, Ocypode albicans, of sandy beaches from the eastern coast of the U.S. to Brazil.
- Ghost detainee
noun a person held anonymously in a detention center, esp. by the U.S. government Examples There may have been as many as 100 ghost detainees in Abu Ghraib. Word Origin 2001
noun 1. a ritual dance intended to establish communion with the dead, especially such a dance as performed by various messianic western American Indian cults in the late 19th century. noun 1. a religious dance of certain North American Indians, connected with a political movement (from about 1888) that looked to reunion with the dead […]
[gohst-fish] /ˈgoʊstˌfɪʃ/ noun, plural ghostfishes (especially collectively) ghostfish. 1. .
- Ghost fishing
noun 1. the continued trapping and killing of marine life by a discarded fishing net floating at sea