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Etymology

1. barnacle

noun. ['ˈbɑːrnəkəl'] European goose smaller than the brant; breeds in the far north.

Synonyms

  • Branta
  • genus Branta
  • barnacle goose
  • Branta leucopsis

Etymology

  • barnakille (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Barnacle

  • aichele
  • ankle
  • arbuckle
  • article
  • article
  • baechle
  • barnicle
  • berkel
  • bespectacle
  • bickel
  • bickell
  • bickle
  • bicycle
  • birchall
  • birkel
  • boeckel
  • brickel
  • brickell
  • brickle
  • brockel

Example sentences of the word barnacle


1. Noun, singular or mass
On the other hand, the presence of mussels has a negative effect on barnacle density.

Quotes containing the word barnacle


1. These are the people who will encourage you to go after your dreams and will inspire you to succeed. Stick to them like a barnacle to a rock.
- Steve Backley, The Champion in all of Us: 12 Rules for Success

2. barnacle

noun. ['ˈbɑːrnəkəl'] marine crustaceans with feathery food-catching appendages; free-swimming as larvae; as adults form a hard shell and live attached to submerged surfaces.

Synonyms

  • gooseneck barnacle
  • cirriped
  • rock barnacle
  • Balanus balanoides
  • cirripede
  • goose barnacle
  • subclass Cirripedia
  • crustacean
  • Lepas fascicularis
  • Cirripedia

Etymology

  • barnakille (Middle English (1100-1500))
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