Stalked barnacle
Stalked Stalked (st[add]kt), a. Having a stalk or stem; borne upon a stem. [1913 Webster]

{Stalked barnacle} (Zo["o]l.), a goose barnacle, or anatifer; -- called also {stalk barnacle}.

{Stalked crinoid} (Zo["o]l.), any crinoid having a jointed stem. [1913 Webster]


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  • Stalked — (st[add]kt), a. Having a stalk or stem; borne upon a stem. [1913 Webster] {Stalked barnacle} (Zo[ o]l.), a goose barnacle, or anatifer; called also {stalk barnacle}. {Stalked crinoid} (Zo[ o]l.), any crinoid having a jointed stem. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stalked crinoid — Stalked Stalked (st[add]kt), a. Having a stalk or stem; borne upon a stem. [1913 Webster] {Stalked barnacle} (Zo[ o]l.), a goose barnacle, or anatifer; called also {stalk barnacle}. {Stalked crinoid} (Zo[ o]l.), any crinoid having a jointed stem …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -stalked — «stkt», adjective. having a stalk or stem: »a stalked barnacle or crinoid. stalked, combining form. having a stalk or stalks: »Tall stalked = having tall stalks …   Useful english dictionary

  • Barnacle — Bar na*cle, n. [Prob. from E. barnacle a kind of goose, which was popularly supposed to grow from this shellfish; but perh. from LL. bernacula for pernacula, dim. of perna ham, sea mussel; cf. Gr. pe rna ham. Cf. F. bernacle, barnacle, E.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Barnacle eater — Barnacle Bar na*cle, n. [Prob. from E. barnacle a kind of goose, which was popularly supposed to grow from this shellfish; but perh. from LL. bernacula for pernacula, dim. of perna ham, sea mussel; cf. Gr. pe rna ham. Cf. F. bernacle, barnacle, E …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Barnacle scale — Barnacle Bar na*cle, n. [Prob. from E. barnacle a kind of goose, which was popularly supposed to grow from this shellfish; but perh. from LL. bernacula for pernacula, dim. of perna ham, sea mussel; cf. Gr. pe rna ham. Cf. F. bernacle, barnacle, E …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • barnacle — barnacle1 barnacled, adj. /bahr neuh keuhl/, n. 1. any marine crustacean of the subclass Cirripedia, usually having a calcareous shell, being either stalked (goose barnacle) and attaching itself to ship bottoms and floating timber, or stalkless… …   Universalium

  • barnacle — bar•na•cle [[t]ˈbɑr nə kəl[/t]] n. 1) ivt any marine crustacean of the subclass Cirripedia, having a shell made up of separate plates, being either stalked (goose barnacle) and attaching itself to ship bottoms and floating timber, or stalkless… …   From formal English to slang

  • barnacle — I. /ˈbanəkəl / (say bahnuhkuhl) noun 1. any of certain crustaceans of the group Cirripedia, as the goose barnacles, stalked species which cling to ship bottoms and floating timber, and the rock barnacles, species which attach themselves to marine …   Australian English dictionary

  • stalked — adjective having or growing on or from a peduncle or stalk (Freq. 1) a pedunculate flower a pedunculate barnacle is attached to the substrate by a fleshy foot or stalk • Syn: ↑pedunculate • Ant: ↑sessile (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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