Cancer borealis
Jonah Jo"nah, n. The Hebrew prophet, who was cast overboard as one who endangered the ship; hence, any person whose presence is unpropitious. [1913 Webster]

{Jonah crab} (Zo["o]l.), a large crab ({Cancer borealis}) of the eastern coast of the United States, sometimes found between tides, but usually in deep water. [1913 Webster]


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