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- noun Any of several filter-feeding
crustaceans, of the genus Lapas, that live attached to hard surfaces of rocks and flotsamin the ocean intertidal zone. It has a long and muscular stalk, which is edible and is considered a delicacyin several Mediterranean countries.
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- noun stalked barnacle that attaches to ship bottoms or floating timbers
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