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barnacle British & World English

A marine crustacean with an external shell, which attaches itself permanently to a surface and feeds by filtering particles from the water using its modified feathery legs

acorn barnacle British & World English

A stalkless barnacle that attaches itself to a variety of surfaces including rocks, ships, and marine animals

barnacle goose British & World English

A goose with a white face and black neck, breeding in the arctic tundra of Greenland, Spitsbergen, and Novaya Zemlya

goose barnacle British & World English

A stalked barnacle which hangs down from driftwood or other slow-moving floating objects, catching passing prey with its feathery legs