Acorn-shell
Acorn-shell A"corn-shell`, n. (Zo["o]l.) One of the sessile cirripeds; a barnacle of the genus {Balanus}. See {Barnacle}. [1913 Webster]

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  • acorn shell — noun see acorn barnacle * * * acorn shell, British. a rock barnacle …   Useful english dictionary

  • acorn-shell — aˈcorn shell or aˈcorn barnacle noun A sedentary crustacean of the genus Balanus • • • Main Entry: ↑acorn …   Useful english dictionary

  • acorn-shell — noun One of the sessile cirripeds; a barnacle of the genus Balanus …   Wiktionary

  • Acorn — A corn, n. [AS. [ae]cern, fr. [ae]cer field, acre; akin to D. aker acorn, Ger. ecker, Icel. akarn, Dan. agern, Goth. akran fruit, akrs field; orig. fruit of the field. See {Acre}.] 1. The fruit of the oak, being an oval nut growing in a woody cup …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Acorn — The acorn is the nut of the oak tree (genera Quercus , Lithocarpus and Cyclobalanopsis , in the family Fagaceae). It is a nut, containing a single seed (rarely two seeds), enclosed in a tough, leathery shell, and borne in a cup shaped cupule.… …   Wikipedia

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  • acorn-barnacle — aˈcorn shell or aˈcorn barnacle noun A sedentary crustacean of the genus Balanus • • • Main Entry: ↑acorn …   Useful english dictionary

  • sea acorn — noun : acorn barnacle * * * sea acorn noun An acorn shell • • • Main Entry: ↑sea …   Useful english dictionary

  • Crown shell — Crown Crown (kroun), n. [OE. corone, coroun, crune, croun, OF. corone, corune, F. couronne, fr. L. corona crown, wreath; akin to Gr. korw nh anything curved, crown; cf. also L. curvus curved, E. curve, curb, Gael. cruinn round, W. crwn. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Southern acorn riffle shell — Taxobox name = Southern acorn riffle shell status = CR | status system = IUCN2.3 regnum = Animalia phylum = Mollusca classis = Bivalvia ordo = Unionoida familia = Unionidae genus = Epioblasma species = E. othcaloogensis binomial = Epioblasma… …   Wikipedia

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