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Part of Speech: noun
Results: 4
1. Any cirriped crustacean adhering to rocks, floating timber, ships, etc., esp. ( a) the sessile species ( genus Balanus and allies), and ( b) the stalked or goose barnacles ( genus Lepas and allies). See Cirripedia, and Goose barnacle.
2. A bernicle goose.
Part of Speech: singular
1. Spectacles; - so called from their resemblance to the barnacles used by farriers.
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