Shedder

shedder

1. One who, or that which, sheds; as, a shedder of blood; a shedder of tears.

2. (Science: zoology) A crab in the act of casting its shell, or immediately afterwards while still soft; applied especially to the edible crabs, which are most prized while in this state.

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