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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An animal of the barnacle tribe, of the genus Lepas, having a fleshy stem or peduncle; a goose barnacle. See cirripedia.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of thoracic or ordinary cirripeds, of the family Lepadidæ, established by Bruguière; barnacles, goose-mussels, or tree-geese.
  • n. See Lepadidæ, Lepas.


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