Cirriped Cir"ri*ped, n. (Zo["o]l.) One of the Cirripedia. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • cirriped — [sir′i ped΄] n. [< ModL < CIRRI + L pes (gen. pedis), FOOT] any of a class (Cirripedia) of saltwater crustaceans that are attached or parasitic as adults, including the barnacles and the rhizocephalans …   English World dictionary

  • cirriped — /ˈsɪrəpɛd/ (say siruhped) noun 1. any of the Cirripedia, an order or group of barnacle crustaceans, typically having slender legs bearing bristles used in gathering food. –adjective 2. having legs like cirri. 3. of or relating to a cirriped. Also …   Australian English dictionary

  • cirriped — /sir euh ped /, n. 1. any crustacean of the subclass Cirripedia, chiefly comprising the barnacles, typically free swimming in the larval stage and attached or parasitic in the adult stage, with slender, bristly appendages for gathering food. adj …   Universalium

  • cirriped — noun Any barnacle or similar crustacean of the infraclass Cirripedia …   Wiktionary

  • cirriped — [ sɪrɪpɛd] (also cirripede sɪrɪpi:d) noun Zoology a crustacean of a class (Cirripedia) that comprises the barnacles. Origin mod. L. Cirripedia, from L. cirrus a curl (because of the form of the legs) + pes, ped foot …   English new terms dictionary

  • cirriped — cir•ri•ped [[t]ˈsɪr əˌpɛd[/t]] n. ivt any crustacean of the class Cirripedia, comprising the barnacles and certain parasitic forms, typically free swimming in the larval stage and attached as adults, with bristly food gathering appendages •… …   From formal English to slang

  • cirriped —   n. parasitic marine crustacean, as barnacle.    ♦ cirropodous, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • cirriped — n. (also cirripede) any marine crustacean of the class Cirripedia, having a valved shell and usu. sessile when adult, e.g. a barnacle. Etymology: mod.L Cirripedia f. L cirrus curl (from the form of the legs) + pes pedis foot …   Useful english dictionary

  • frontolateral horn — One of pair of tubular frontolateral extensions of cuticle of cirriped nauplii (except Ascothoracica), apparently perforate at tips and provided with mass of gland cells at base [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. One pair of tubular frontolateral… …   Crustacea glossary

  • cir|ri|pede — «SIHR uh peed», noun, adjective. = cirriped. (Cf. ↑cirriped) …   Useful english dictionary

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