Definition of Cirripedia

Cirripedia n. pl. means: An order of Crustacea including the barnacles. When adult, they have a calcareous shell composed of several pieces. From the opening of the shell the animal throws out a group of curved legs, looking like a delicate curl, whence the name of the group. See Anatifa.

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Cirripedia n. pl. means: An order of Crustacea including the barnacles. When adult, they have a calcareous shell composed of several pieces. From the opening of the shell the animal throws out a group of curved legs, looking like a delicate curl, whence the name of the group. See Anatifa.

Meaning of Cirripedia

Cirripedia (n. pl.) means: An order of Crustacea including the barnacles. When adult, they have a calcareous shell composed of several pieces. From the opening of the shell the animal throws out a group of curved legs, looking like a delicate curl, whence the name of the group. See Anatifa.

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Cirriped (n.): One of the Cirripedia.

Cirrus (n.): The jointed, leglike organs of Cirripedia. See Annelida, and Polychaeta.

Pectostraca (n. pl.): A degenerate order of Crustacea, including the Rhizocephala and Cirripedia.

Pedunculata (n. pl.): A division of Cirripedia, including the stalked or goose barnacles.

Anatifa (n.): An animal of the barnacle tribe, of the genus Lepas, having a fleshy stem or peduncle; a goose barnacle. See Cirripedia.

Cirripedia (n. pl.): An order of Crustacea including the barnacles. When adult, they have a calcareous shell composed of several pieces. From the opening of the shell the animal throws out a group of curved legs, looking like a delicate curl, whence the name of the group. See Anatifa.

Barnacle (n.): Any cirriped crustacean adhering to rocks, floating timber, ships, etc., esp. (a) the sessile species (genus Balanus and allies), and (b) the stalked or goose barnacles (genus Lepas and allies). See Cirripedia, and Goose barnacle.

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Meaning of Cirriped

Cirriped means: One of the Cirripedia.

Meaning of Cirrus

Cirrus means: The jointed, leglike organs of Cirripedia. See Annelida, and Polychaeta.

Meaning of Pectostraca

Pectostraca means: A degenerate order of Crustacea, including the Rhizocephala and Cirripedia.

Meaning of Pedunculata

Pedunculata means: A division of Cirripedia, including the stalked or goose barnacles.

Meaning of Anatifa

Anatifa means: An animal of the barnacle tribe, of the genus Lepas, having a fleshy stem or peduncle; a goose barnacle. See Cirripedia.

Meaning of Cirripedia

Cirripedia means: An order of Crustacea including the barnacles. When adult, they have a calcareous shell composed of several pieces. From the opening of the shell the animal throws out a group of curved legs, looking like a delicate curl, whence the name of the group. See Anatifa.

Meaning of Barnacle

Barnacle means: Any cirriped crustacean adhering to rocks, floating timber, ships, etc., esp. (a) the sessile species (genus Balanus and allies), and (b) the stalked or goose barnacles (genus Lepas and allies). See Cirripedia, and Goose barnacle.

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