I. \\ˈkrabə(r)\ noun (-s)
Etymology: crab (I) + -er
a. : one that fishes for or catches crabs
b. : a boat used in crab fishing
3. [crab (II) + -er] : an operator of a machine for crabbing
II. noun (-s)
Etymology: crab (V) + -er
: one that carps or complains

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