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The term exoskeleton refers to the hard outer shell found on insects and certain animals like grasshoppers and crabs.

It's amazing what a few old guys can do with a little bit of charm and a whole lot of crabs.

She was stranded and died on Nikumaroro Island, and her remains were carried off by crabs.

The reason why they found a partial skeleton is that many of the bones had been carried off by giant coconut crabs.

We had seen armfuls of crabs emerging from beneath the sand on the beach.

Besides the water-crabs that we are most of us used to seeing and eating, there are several different kinds of land-crabs.

Meanwhile our young friends, having caught several crabs, suddenly noticed by the sun that it was getting late.

Old Crabs used to come offen, and consumed a power of wine and seagars at our house.

He had to gather fragments of wreck and other things to aid him in his labour, and to search for crabs and crayfish for his food.

He is denominated the crab-dog, because he principally feeds upon crabs and other crustaceous animals.


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On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to crabs, such as: acquired immune deficiency syndrome, aids, gonorrhea, herpes, syphilis, and venereal disease.

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