Anatifa
Anatifa A*nat"i*fa, n.; pl. {Anatif[ae]}. [NL., contr. fr. anatifera. See {Anatiferous}.] (Zo["o]l.) An animal of the barnacle tribe, of the genus {Lepas}, having a fleshy stem or peduncle; a goose barnacle. See {Cirripedia}. [1913 Webster]

Note: The term Anatif[ae], in the plural, is often used for the whole group of pedunculated cirripeds. [1913 Webster]


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  • Anatifa — Anatifa, so v.w. Entenmuschel …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • anatifa — ► sustantivo femenino ZOOLOGÍA Crustáceo de hábitos y morfología similares al percebe, que recubre muelles y fondos de barros formando una alfombra viviente. (Lepas anatifera.) * * * ► femenino ZOOLOGÍA Crustáceo cirrípedo (Lepas anatifera)… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Anatifae — Anatifa A*nat i*fa, n.; pl. {Anatif[ae]}. [NL., contr. fr. anatifera. See {Anatiferous}.] (Zo[ o]l.) An animal of the barnacle tribe, of the genus {Lepas}, having a fleshy stem or peduncle; a goose barnacle. See {Cirripedia}. [1913 Webster] Note …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ανατίφη — (anatifa). Γένος αρθρόποδων της οικογένειας των λεπαδιδών. Ζουν σε όλες τις θάλασσες. Έχουν πλατύ και μακρύ όστρακο και σαρκώδη μίσχο που προεξέχει από το άκρο της κεφαλής. Με τον μίσχο αυτό κολλούν στα σκληρά αντικείμενα που βρίσκονται στη… …   Dictionary of Greek

  • Entenmuschel — Entenmuschel, 1) Lepas L., Anatifa Brug., Gattung aus der Weichthierordnung der Schnurrenfüßler, von Neueren zu den Gliederthieren gezogen, da sie nicht nur gegliederte Fühler (eben jene Schnurren) hat, sondern das Thier auch eine Verwandlung… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • A segetum — Goose Goose (g[=oo]s), n.; pl. {Geese} (g[=e]s). [OE. gos, AS. g[=o]s, pl. g[=e]s; akin to D. & G. gans, Icel. g[=a]s, Dan. gaas, Sw. g[*a]s, Russ. guse. OIr. geiss, L. anser, for hanser, Gr. chh n, Skr. ha[.m]sa. [root]233. Cf. {Gander},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A wild goose chase — Goose Goose (g[=oo]s), n.; pl. {Geese} (g[=e]s). [OE. gos, AS. g[=o]s, pl. g[=e]s; akin to D. & G. gans, Icel. g[=a]s, Dan. gaas, Sw. g[*a]s, Russ. guse. OIr. geiss, L. anser, for hanser, Gr. chh n, Skr. ha[.m]sa. [root]233. Cf. {Gander},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Achillea ptarmica — Goose Goose (g[=oo]s), n.; pl. {Geese} (g[=e]s). [OE. gos, AS. g[=o]s, pl. g[=e]s; akin to D. & G. gans, Icel. g[=a]s, Dan. gaas, Sw. g[*a]s, Russ. guse. OIr. geiss, L. anser, for hanser, Gr. chh n, Skr. ha[.m]sa. [root]233. Cf. {Gander},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alopochen AEgyptiaca — Goose Goose (g[=oo]s), n.; pl. {Geese} (g[=e]s). [OE. gos, AS. g[=o]s, pl. g[=e]s; akin to D. & G. gans, Icel. g[=a]s, Dan. gaas, Sw. g[*a]s, Russ. guse. OIr. geiss, L. anser, for hanser, Gr. chh n, Skr. ha[.m]sa. [root]233. Cf. {Gander},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anatifer — A*nat i*fer,, n. (Zo[ o]l.) Same as {Anatifa}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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