stone crab

Definitions of stone crab
1

n large edible crab of the southern coast of the United States (particularly Florida)

Synonyms:
Menippe mercenaria
Type of:
crab
decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers

n pale flesh with delicate texture and flavor; found in Florida but now very rare

Type of:
crab, crabmeat
the edible flesh of any of various crabs

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