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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Patella vulgata (0.01689 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Patella vulgata.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: Patella vulgata Patella vulgata n : marine limpet [syn: common limpet]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Patella vulgata Patella \Pa*tel"la\, n.; pl. Patell[ae]. [L., a small pan, the kneepan, dim. of patina, patena, a pan, dish.] 1. A small dish, pan, or vase. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) The kneepan; the cap of the knee. [1913 Webster] 3. (Zo["o]l.) A genus of marine gastropods, including many species of limpets. The shell has the form of a flattened cone. The common European limpet (Patella vulgata) is largely used for food. [1913 Webster] 4. (Bot.) A kind of apothecium in lichens, which is orbicular, flat, and sessile, and has a special rim not a part of the thallus. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 2. Any one of many species of marine shellfish of the order Docoglossa, mostly found adhering to rocks, between tides. [1913 Webster] Note: The common European limpets of the genus Patella (esp. Patella 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. [1913 Webster] 3. Hence: Somthing or someone that clings tenaciously to another object or person; specifically a military explosive device having magnets allowing it to cling to a metallic target object, such as the hull of a ship. [PJC] 3. Any species of Siphonaria, a genus of limpet-shaped Pulmonifera, living between tides, on rocks. [1913 Webster] 4. A keyhole limpet. See Fissurella. [1913 Webster]

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