Definition of limpet. Meaning of limpet. Synonyms of limpet
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Definition of limpet
LimpetLimpet Lim"pet (l[i^]m"p[e^]t), n. [Prob. through French fr.
L. lepas, -adis, Gr. lepa`s, -a`dos.] (Zo["o]l.)
1. In a general sense, any hatshaped, or conical, gastropod
2. Any one of many species of marine shellfish of the order
Docoglossa, mostly found adhering to rocks, between tides.
Note: The common European limpets of the genus Patella
(esp. P. vulgata) are extensively used as food. The
common New England species is Acm[ae]a testudinalis.
Numerous species of limpets occur on the Pacific coast
of America, some of them of large size.
3. Any species of Siphonaria, a genus of limpet-shaped
Pulmonifera, living between tides, on rocks.
4. A keyhole limpet. See Fissurella.
Meaning of limpet from wikipedia
is a common
to aquatic snail
s with s**** broadly conical
in shape, rather
like the familiar conical asian
- patellogastropoda, common
name true limpet
s and historically called
docoglossa, is a major phylogenetic group
of marine gastropod
- a limpet
mine is a type of naval
to a target
s. superficial similarity
to the limpet
, a type of sea snail
- islay limpet
is the world’s first commercial
wave power device connected
to the united kingdom
grid . following
- fissurellidae, common
name the keyhole limpets
and slit limpets, is a taxonomic family
-like sea snail
s, marine gastropod
is a 1964 american
film from warner
bros. it is about
a man named henry limpet
- the eelgr**** limpet
, also known
as the bowl limpet, scientific
name †lottia alveus, was a species
of sea snail
or small limpet
name the owl limpet, giant
or solitary giant
owl limpet, is a species
of sea snail
, a true limpet