Sand bug

Related to Sand bug: Sand crab, sand flea, water bug
(Zool.) an American anomuran crustacean (Hippa talpoidea) which burrows in sandy seabeaches. It is often used as bait by fishermen. See Illust. under Anomura.

See also: Sand

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.