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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
- A limpet
is an aquatic snail
with a s**** that is broadly conical
in shape. "Limpet
" informally refers
to any gastropod whose
s**** has no obvious
- A limpet
mine is a type of naval
to a target
by magnets. It is so named because
of its superficial similarity
to the limpet
, a type of sea...
- The Incredible
is a 1964 American
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Bros. It is about
a man named Henry Limpet
- The eelgr**** limpet
, also known
as the bowl limpet
name †Lottia alveus, was a species
of sea snail
or small limpet
, a marine gastropod
or Tasmanian freshwater limpet
****ingi****, is a species
of air-breathing freshwater snail
or freshwater limpet
Burn is a watercourse
in Aberdeenshire, Scotland whose discharge
part of the North
drainage. Prominent geographic
- Islay LIMPET
is the world's first commercial
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to the United
of a 75 kW prototype...
- The Patellogastropoda, common
name true limpets
and historically called
the Docoglossa, are members
of a major phylogenetic group
- northeast Pacific species
in the family Fissurellidae known commonly
as the great keyhole limpet
or giant keyhole limpet
is a monotypic...
- Limpet Island
is the southernmost
of the Léonie Islands, Antarctica, lying
in the entrance
off the southeast coast
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