from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having feet like cirri; specifically, pertaining to the Cirripedia. Also cirropodous.
  • noun One of the Cirripedia.
  • noun Also cirrhiped, cirrhipede, cirrhopod, cirrhopode, cirropod, cirropode.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) One of the Cirripedia.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Any barnacle or similar crustacean of the infraclass Cirripedia

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun marine crustaceans with feathery food-catching appendages; free-swimming as larvae; as adults form a hard shell and live attached to submerged surfaces


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  • JM has never been attached to cirripeds.

    February 14, 2011