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Definition of Limpet

Limpet
Limpet 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 shell. 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

- Limpets are aquatic snails with a s**** that is broadly conical in shape and a strong, muscular foot. Although all limpets are members of the cl**** Gastropoda...
- A limpet mine is a type of naval mine attached to a target by magnets. It is so named because of its superficial similarity to the limpet, a type of sea...
- The Incredible Mr. Limpet is a 1964 American live-action/animated adventure film from Warner Bros. based on the 1942 novel, "Mr. Limpet" by Theodore Pratt...
- Keyhole limpet hemocyanin (KLH) is a large, multisubunit, oxygen-carrying, metalloprotein that is found in the hemolymph of the giant keyhole limpet, Megathura...
- Islay LIMPET was the world's first commercial wave power device and was connected to the United Kingdom's National Grid. Islay LIMPET (Land Installed...
- Lottia gigantea, common name the owl limpet, is a species of sea snail, a true limpet, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Lottiidae. Its genome has...
- Limpet Island is the southernmost of the Léonie Islands, Antarctica, lying in the entrance to Ryder Bay, close off the southeast coast of Adelaide Island...
- Luther Heggs in The Ghost and Mr. Chicken (1966) and Henry Limpet in The Incredible Mr. Limpet (1964). He also portra**** landlord Ralph Furley on the sitcom...
- vulgata, common name the common limpet or common European limpet is an edible species of sea snail. It is a typical true limpet; a marine gastropod mollusc...
- Pacific Ocean species of limpet in the family Fissurellidae known commonly as the great keyhole limpet or giant keyhole limpet. Megathura is a monotypic...
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