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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Barnacle(0.01062 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Barnacle.
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n 1: marine crustaceans with feathery food-catching appendages;
free-swimming as larvae; as adults form a hard shell and
live attached to submerged surfaces [syn: cerriped, cerripede]
2: European goose smaller than the brant; breeds in the far
north [syn: barnacle goose, Branta leucopsis]
English → English (gcide)
Barnacle \Bar"na*cle\, n. [See Bernicle.]
A bernicle goose.
Barnacle \Bar"na*cle\, n. [OE. bernak, bernacle; cf. OF. bernac,
and Prov. F. (Berri) berniques, spectacles.]
1. pl. (Far.) An instrument for pinching a horse's nose, and
thus restraining him.
Note: [Formerly used in the sing.]
The barnacles . . . give pain almost equal to
that of the switch. --Youatt.
2. pl. Spectacles; -- so called from their resemblance to the
barnacles used by farriers. [Cant, Eng.] --Dickens.
Barnacle \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. pe`rna ham. Cf. F.
bernacle, barnacle, E. barnacle a goose; and Ir. bairneach,
barneach, limpet.] (Zo["o]l.)
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.