Meaning of BARNACLE in English

BARNACLE

noun

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Evolutionary Morphology Darwin himself had done extensive morphological work in a detailed study of barnacles during the 1850s.

Keep an eye open and you may spot a barnacle goose or a Bewick's swan.

The block of leafy branches, roots, mud, and piggybacking barnacles was boxed and hauled ashore.

The ends of the boards were crusted with barnacles.

The sea had worn little ruts in the wood and barnacles were clinging to it everywhere.

This is the trade-off necessary to get permission to scrape off the barnacles.

This will be difficult to carry out on barnacles, but comparatively easy for mussels, limpets or other snails.

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