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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - European goose smaller than the brant; Marine crustaceans with feathery food-catching appendages.

Usage examples (38)
  • A barnacle is a ship, and a splinter is a “bandwagon.”
  • The cypris stage of a barnacle is a bivalve with the creature between the two shells.
  • I was born back from tidewater and don't know as the barnacle does stick to the oyster.
  • One kind of barnacle is shaped rather like an acorn. for more
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