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Definition of Limpets
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 Limpets from wikipedia
are a group
of aquatic snails
(patelliform) and a strong, muscular
of the class
- eventually rejoined Macrae
when he was transferred
to MD1 in 1942. The "rigid limpets
" used by the British during World
War II contained
only 4+1⁄2 pounds
- Bathyacmaea secunda
as an exception
to this rule). Like the keyhole limpets
, the true limpets
both kidneys though
air-breathing species include false limpets
in the family Siphonariidae
and another group
of false limpets
in the family
Trimusculidae. Many, but not...
- kings, limpets
are the food of peasants." Tomas
O'Crohan described eating
them in his memoir
The Islandman. Limpet
S**** of the common limpet
from the true limpets
, which release waste
from the mantle beneath
the s****. This species
is one of the largest keyhole limpets
. This species
- Fissurellidae, common
name the keyhole limpets
and slit limpets
, is a taxonomic family
-like sea snails, marine gastropod molluscs
in the clade...
of the species
purposes. Giant Keyhole Limpets
are not an abundant species
with, and some divers
is a 1964 American
Bros. and based
on the 1942 novel
- to temperate
and cold South
15 species. Latiidae, small limpet
-like snails confined
to New Zealand. One or three
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