1. [syn: Jonah crab, Cancer borealis]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Jonah \Jo"nah\, n.
The Hebrew prophet, who was cast overboard as one who
endangered the ship; hence, any person whose presence is
Jonah crab (Zool.), a large crab (Cancer borealis) of the
eastern coast of the United States, sometimes found
between tides, but usually in deep water.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: large red deep-water crab of the eastern coast of North
America [syn: Jonah crab, Cancer borealis]