mantis crab


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Related to mantis crab: mantis shrimp, mantis prawn
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Noun1.mantis crab - tropical marine burrowing crustaceans with large grasping appendagesmantis crab - tropical marine burrowing crustaceans with large grasping appendages
order Stomatopoda, Stomatopoda - mantis shrimps
stomatopod, stomatopod crustacean - a kind of crustacean
mantis prawn, squilla - a kind of mantis shrimp