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||an animal with a wide, flat body covered by a hard shell. Crabs have ten legs, including a pair of claws, eyes on short stalks, and antennae. Most kinds of crabs live in the ocean and eat many kinds of food. Crabs are crustaceans, which are a kind of arthropod. The biggest crabs are larger than any other arthropod.
We saw many crabs along the beach.
||the meat of this animal eaten as food.
The restaurant serves crab with melted butter and lemon.