Fiddler

Definition of Fiddler

Fid´dler
n.1.One who plays on a fiddle or violin.
2.(Zool.) A burrowing crab of the genus Gelasimus, of many species. The male has one claw very much enlarged, and often holds it in a position similar to that in which a musician holds a fiddle, hence the name; - called also fiddler crab, calling crab, soldier crab, and fighting crab.
3.(Zool.) The common European sandpiper (Tringoides hypoleucus); - so called because it continually oscillates its body.
Fiddler crab
(Zool.) See Fiddler, n., 2.

Related Words

Antonio Lucio Vivaldi, Antonio Vivaldi, Efrem Zimbalist, Enesco, fiddle, Fritz Kreisler, George Enescu, Georges Enesco, Grappelli, instrumentalist, Isaac Stern, Joachim, Joseph Joachim, Kreisler, Menuhin, musician, Niccolo Paganini, Paganini, Pinchas Zukerman, player, Sir Yehudi Menuhin, Stephane Grappelli, Stern, violinist, Vivaldi, Yehudi Menuhin, Zimbalist, Zukerman
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