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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
- the wave power
device, see islay
limpet. for the underwater explosive
device, see limpet
mine. a limpet
is an aquatic snail
with a s**** that
- talc limpet
or turtle limpet
is a species
of true limpet, a marine gastropod mollusc
in the family
is one of the true limpet
- 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
- blue-ra**** limpet, is a species
sal****er limpet, a marine gastropod mollusc
in the family
patellidae, the true limpets. this limpet occurs
name the common limpet
or common european limpet
is an edible species
of sea snail
with gills, a typical
true limpet, a marine gastropod
or tasmanian freshwater
****ingi****, is a species
of air-breathing freshwater snail
- the incredible
is a 1964 american
film from warner
bros. it is about
a man named henry limpet
- northeast pacific species
in the family fissurellidae known commonly
as the great keyhole limpet
or giant keyhole
is a monotypic
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