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One entry found for barnacle.
Main Entry: bar·na·cle
Pronunciation: primarystressbär-ni-kschwal
Function: noun
: any of numerous small saltwater crustaceans with feathery outgrowths for gathering food that are free-swimming as larvae but as adults are permanently fastened (as to rocks or the bottoms of ships)
- bar·na·cled /-kschwald/ adjective
[barnacle illustration]

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