Definition of Common limpet

1. Noun. Marine limpet.

Exact synonyms: Patella Vulgata
Generic synonyms: Limpet
Group relationships: Genus Patella, Patella

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Common Limpet

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common kestrel
common kestrels
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common lady's-slipper
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common lavender
common lavenders
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common limb of membranous semicircular ducts
common limpet (current term)
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common loon
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Literary usage of Common limpet

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1. Magazine of Natural History edited by John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson (1885)
"a, The tongue, natural size, of the common limpet (Patella ... 5. a), from the common limpet: it is a narrow riband- like body, ..."

2. My Visit to Distressed Ireland by Richard Frederick Clarke (1883)
"Every one knows the common limpet, which mischievous boys seek to surprise ... Probably none of my readers have ever thought of the common limpet as edible. ..."

3. Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland by Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland (1907)
"... first I have seen in which the last species was the main one present, the remainder being the common limpet, with an occasional shell of other species. ..."

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