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Definition of barnacle
BarnacleBarnacle Bar"na*cle, n. [See Bernicle.]
A bernicle goose. BarnacleBarnacle Bar"na*cle, n. [Prob. from E. barnacle a kind of
goose, which was popularly supposed to grow from this
shellfish; but perh. from LL. bernacula for pernacula, dim.
of perna ham, sea mussel; cf. Gr. ? ham Cf. F. bernacle,
barnacle, E. barnacle a goose; and Ir. bairneach, barneach,
Any cirriped crustacean adhering to rocks, floating timber,
ships, etc., esp.
(a) the sessile species (genus Balanus and allies), and
(b) the stalked or goose barnacles (genus Lepas and
allies). See Cirripedia, and Goose barnacle.
Barnacle eater (Zo["o]l.), the orange filefish.
Barnacle scale (Zo["o]l.), a bark louse (Ceroplastes
cirripediformis) of the orange and quince trees in
Florida. The female scale curiously resembles a sessile
barnacle in form. barnacleBernicle Ber"ni*cle, n. [OE. bernak, bernacle; cf. OF. bernac;
prob. fr. LL. bernacula for hibernicula, bernicula, fr.
Hibernia; the birds coming from Hibernia or Ireland. Cf. 1st
A bernicle goose. [Written also barnacle.]
Bernicle goose (Zo["o]l.), a goose (Branta leucopsis), of
Arctic Europe and America. It was formerly believed that
it hatched from the cirripeds of the sea (Lepas), which
were, therefore, called barnacles, goose barnacles, or
Anatifers. The name is also applied to other related
species. See Anatifa and Cirripedia.
Meaning of barnacle from wikipedia
- A barnacle
is a type of arthropod constituting
the infracl**** Cirripedia
in the subphylum
Crustacea, and is hence related
and lobsters. Barnacles...
- Goose barnacles
(order Pedunculata), also called stalked barnacles
or gooseneck barnacles
, are filter-feeding crustaceans
that live attached
to hard surfaces...
- The barnacle goose
(Branta leucopsis) belongs
to the genus Branta
geese, which contains species
with largely black
Bill may refer
Bill" (song), an American drinking
of the song Barnacle
Bill (Martian rock), a 40-cm...
Man and Barnacle
Boy are fictional characters
in the Nickelodeon animated television series SpongeBob
Man was voiced
- Nora Barnacle
1884 – April
10, 1951) was the muse and wife of Irish author James
was born in Galway workhouse
on 21 March...
- The Barnacle Historic State
Park is a 5-acre (2.0 ha) Florida State
Park in the Coconut Grove neighborhood
of Miami, Florida
at 3485 Main Highway. Built...
- The Quinnipiac Barnacle
is a parody newspaper
at Quinnipiac University
in Hamden, Connecticut. The newspaper publishes daily online while school
Bill the Sailor" (Roud 4704) is an American drinking
from "****y Bill the Sailor", a traditional
folk song originally
is an arthropod belonging
to the infracl**** Cirripedia
in the subphylum
may also refer
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