Definition of Goose barnacle

1. Noun. Stalked barnacle that attaches to ship bottoms or floating timbers.

Exact synonyms: Gooseneck Barnacle, Lepas Fascicularis
Generic synonyms: Barnacle, Cirriped, Cirripede
Group relationships: Genus Lepas, Lepas



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Goose Barnacle

gooroo
gooroos
goors
goos
goosander
goosanders
goose
goose-pen
goose-penned
goose-rumped
goose-step
goose-stepped
goose-stepping
goose-steps
goose-tansy
goose barnacle (current term)
goose bump
goose bumps
goose down
goose egg
goose eggs
goose flesh
goose grease
goose is cooked
goose liver
goose parvovirus
goose pimple
goose pimples
goose plum

Literary usage of Goose barnacle

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1. A Manual of Zoology by Richard Hertwig (1902)
"114) is the goose barnacle, which owes its common name to a mediaeval myth which claimed that ... Balanus balanoides,* common on our coast. goose barnacle. ..."

2. A Textbook of Geology by Amadeus William Grabau (1920)
"The modern ship- or goose-barnacle (Lepas). After removal of the right valve. a, stem; C, Te, and Sc, shell pieces; C, carina; Te, terga; Sc, scuta; Mk, ..."

3. A Comprehensive Geology by Amadeus William Grabau (1920)
"The modern ship- or goose-barnacle (Lepas). After removal of the right valve. a, stem; C, Te, and Sc, shell pieces; C, carina; Te, terga; Sc, scuta; MA, ..."

4. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"The name arose from the fables of former days, which represented it as developing from a stalked or 'goose' barnacle. In size the barnacle-goose is smaller ..."

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