bairneach

nm1 limpet

Irish-English dictionary. 2013.

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  • Barnacle — Bar na*cle, n. [Prob. from E. barnacle a kind of goose, which was popularly supposed to grow from this shellfish; but perh. from LL. bernacula for pernacula, dim. of perna ham, sea mussel; cf. Gr. pe rna ham. Cf. F. bernacle, barnacle, E.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Barnacle eater — Barnacle Bar na*cle, n. [Prob. from E. barnacle a kind of goose, which was popularly supposed to grow from this shellfish; but perh. from LL. bernacula for pernacula, dim. of perna ham, sea mussel; cf. Gr. pe rna ham. Cf. F. bernacle, barnacle, E …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Barnacle scale — Barnacle Bar na*cle, n. [Prob. from E. barnacle a kind of goose, which was popularly supposed to grow from this shellfish; but perh. from LL. bernacula for pernacula, dim. of perna ham, sea mussel; cf. Gr. pe rna ham. Cf. F. bernacle, barnacle, E …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ceroplastes cirripediformis — Barnacle Bar na*cle, n. [Prob. from E. barnacle a kind of goose, which was popularly supposed to grow from this shellfish; but perh. from LL. bernacula for pernacula, dim. of perna ham, sea mussel; cf. Gr. pe rna ham. Cf. F. bernacle, barnacle, E …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • barnacle — barnacle1 barnacled, adj. /bahr neuh keuhl/, n. 1. any marine crustacean of the subclass Cirripedia, usually having a calcareous shell, being either stalked (goose barnacle) and attaching itself to ship bottoms and floating timber, or stalkless… …   Universalium

  • barnache — bernache [ bɛrnaʃ ] ou bernacle [ bɛrnakl ] n. f. • 1600, 1671; p. ê. irland. bairnech 1 ♦ Oiseau d eau grégaire (ansériformes), oie sauvage du nord de l Amérique, migrant au sud des États Unis. 2 ♦ (1768, 1751) ⇒ anatife. On dit aussi BARNACHE… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • bernache — [ bɛrnaʃ ] ou bernacle [ bɛrnakl ] n. f. • 1600, 1671; p. ê. irland. bairnech 1 ♦ Oiseau d eau grégaire (ansériformes), oie sauvage du nord de l Amérique, migrant au sud des États Unis. 2 ♦ (1768, 1751) ⇒ anatife. On dit aussi BARNACHE (1762) ,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • bernacle — bernache [ bɛrnaʃ ] ou bernacle [ bɛrnakl ] n. f. • 1600, 1671; p. ê. irland. bairnech 1 ♦ Oiseau d eau grégaire (ansériformes), oie sauvage du nord de l Amérique, migrant au sud des États Unis. 2 ♦ (1768, 1751) ⇒ anatife. On dit aussi BARNACHE… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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