Crabeater
Crabeater Crab"eat`er (kr[a^]b"[=e]t`[~e]r), n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The cobia. (b) An etheostomoid fish of the southern United States ({Hadropterus nigrofasciatus}). (c) A small European heron ({Ardea minuta}, and other allied species). [1913 Webster]

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  • Crabeater — may refer to: Cobia, a species of fish Crabeater Seal, a species of seal This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link …   Wikipedia

  • crabeater — noun see crabeater seal …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • crabeater — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun 1. : any of several fishes and birds reputed to eat crabs (as the sergeant fish and various herons) 2. : crabeater seal 3. : crab eating raccoon 4. : cobia * * * crabeating …   Useful english dictionary

  • crabeater — crabeating, n., adj. /krab ee teuhr/, n. any of various animals that feed on crabs, as the cobia. [1805 15, Amer.; CRAB1 + EATER] * * * …   Universalium

  • crabeater — noun a) The cobia or sergeant fish b) A small heron, Ardea minuta …   Wiktionary

  • crabeater — crab·eater …   English syllables

  • Crabeater seal — Conservation status Least Concern (IUCN 3.1 …   Wikipedia

  • Crabeater Point — (68°46′S 64°10′W / 68.767°S 64.167°W / 68.767; 64.167) is a point at the southeast extremity of Mobiloil Inlet, 4 nautical miles (7 km) east of Victory Nunatak, on the east coast of …   Wikipedia

  • Crabeater Seal — Taxobox name = Crabeater Seal status = LR/lc status system = iucn2.3 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Carnivora familia = Phocidae genus = Lobodon species = L. carcinophagus binomial = Lobodon carcinophagus binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • crabeater seal — ▪ mammal  (species Lobodon carcinophagus), southern seal of the family Phocidae found among drifting ice packs around the Antarctic continent. A slender animal measuring about 2–2.5 m (6.6–8.2 feet) long and up to about 225 kg (500 pounds) in… …   Universalium

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