from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of various barnacles having a fleshy stalk that attaches to rocks or floating objects such as ships' hulls.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A stalked barnacle, as Lepas anatifera: in allusion to the fable that it gave origin to geese. See
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun stalked barnacle that attaches to ship bottoms or floating timbers
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