Definition of Cirripede

1. Noun. Marine crustaceans with feathery food-catching appendages; free-swimming as larvae; as adults form a hard shell and live attached to submerged surfaces.




Definition of Cirripede

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of cirriped) ¹

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Definition of Cirripede

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cirripede

cirrhose
cirrhosed
cirrhoses
cirrhosis
cirrhosis of the liver
cirrhotic
cirrhotics
cirrhous
cirrhus
cirri
cirriferous
cirriform
cirrigerous
cirrigrade
cirriped
cirripede (current term)
cirripedes
cirripeds
cirrocumuli
cirrocumulus
cirrocumulus cloud
cirrose
cirrostrati
cirrostratus
cirrostratus cloud
cirrous
cirrus
cirrus cloud
cirruses
cirsectomy

Literary usage of Cirripede

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1. A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia: With Figures of All the Species by Charles ( Darwin (1854)
"At the same time, the interspace sisting of the seventh and eighth segments of the archetype), is quite lost in the cirripede by coalescence. ..."

2. Text-book of the Embryology of Invertebrates by Eúgen Korschelt, Karl Heider, Edward Laurens Mark, William McMichael Woodworth, Matilda Bernard, Martin Fountain Woodward (1899)
"The adult cirripede shell now appears more distinctly beneath the Cypris shell, and in it can be made out the first rudiments (primary valves, ..."

3. The Natural History of Ireland by William Thompson, James R. Garrett, George Dickie (1851)
"... produced from the cirripede of the same name, which adheres to the bottoms of ships, are brought together in the volume of the 'Library of Entertaining ..."

4. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1866)
"This is seated in exactly the same position as in the mature cirripede, on a prominence fronting the thoracic limbs, and so far within the carapace that it ..."

5. Lectures on the comparative anatomy and physiology of the invertebrate animals by Richard Owen (1855)
"And, as a further consequence (and this is a more important point), the sack, which both in the young cirripede and pupa is formed by the overhanging and ..."

6. A Manual of the Anatomy of Invertebrated Animals by Thomas Henry Huxley (1888)
"Coincidently with these changes, several other important alterations take place, during the passage of the locomotive pupa into the fixed young cirripede. ..."

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