(also cirripede /ˈsirəˌpēd/)
Zoology A crustacean of the class Cirripedia; a barnacle.
- The cleaning process of the illustrated sample containing numerous cirriped plates was accomplished within 10 seconds!
- He said he had fallen asleep while sunbathing on the beach in shallow water and had awoken to find the clinging cirriped firmly in place.
- On the other hand, some cirriped species may dissociate from dead sea turtles as occurs with other commensal taxa, which are rarely found on dead stranded sea turtles.
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