Grapsoid
Grapsoid Grap"soid, a. [NL. Grapsus + -oid.] (Zo["o]l.) Pertaining to the genus Grapsus or the family {Grapsid[ae]}. -- n. A grapsoid crab. [1913 Webster]

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  • grapsoid — I. ˌsȯid adjective Etymology: New Latin Grapsus + English oid : resembling or related to the family Grapsidae II. noun ( s) : a grapsoid crab …   Useful english dictionary

  • grapsoid — grap·soid …   English syllables

  • shore crab — noun : any of numerous crabs living between the tidemarks: as a. : green crab b. : a spider crab of the genus Libinia common along the eastern coast of the United States c. : any of several grapsoid crabs of the western coast of No. America… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anthus obscurus — Shore Shore, n. [OE. schore, AS. score, probably fr. scieran, and so meaning properly, that which is shorn off, edge; akin to OD. schoore, schoor. See {Shear}, v. t.] The coast or land adjacent to a large body of water, as an ocean, lake, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Esacus magnirostris — Shore Shore, n. [OE. schore, AS. score, probably fr. scieran, and so meaning properly, that which is shorn off, edge; akin to OD. schoore, schoor. See {Shear}, v. t.] The coast or land adjacent to a large body of water, as an ocean, lake, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Heterograpsus nudus — Shore Shore, n. [OE. schore, AS. score, probably fr. scieran, and so meaning properly, that which is shorn off, edge; akin to OD. schoore, schoor. See {Shear}, v. t.] The coast or land adjacent to a large body of water, as an ocean, lake, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • horned lark — Shore Shore, n. [OE. schore, AS. score, probably fr. scieran, and so meaning properly, that which is shorn off, edge; akin to OD. schoore, schoor. See {Shear}, v. t.] The coast or land adjacent to a large body of water, as an ocean, lake, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • In shore — Shore Shore, n. [OE. schore, AS. score, probably fr. scieran, and so meaning properly, that which is shorn off, edge; akin to OD. schoore, schoor. See {Shear}, v. t.] The coast or land adjacent to a large body of water, as an ocean, lake, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • On shore — Shore Shore, n. [OE. schore, AS. score, probably fr. scieran, and so meaning properly, that which is shorn off, edge; akin to OD. schoore, schoor. See {Shear}, v. t.] The coast or land adjacent to a large body of water, as an ocean, lake, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Otocoris alpestris — Shore Shore, n. [OE. schore, AS. score, probably fr. scieran, and so meaning properly, that which is shorn off, edge; akin to OD. schoore, schoor. See {Shear}, v. t.] The coast or land adjacent to a large body of water, as an ocean, lake, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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