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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Hippa  \Hip"pa\,  Hippe  \Hip"pe\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  genus  of  marine  decapod  crustaceans,  which  burrow  rapidly 
  in  the  sand  by  pushing  themselves  backward;  --  called  also 
  {bait  bug}.  See  Illust.  under  {Anomura}.