balanoid definition

  • adjective:
    • Resembling an acorn; placed on a team of barnacles with shells shaped like acorns.
    • Resembling an acorn; -- placed on a small grouping of barnacles having shells formed like acorns. See acornshell, and barnacle.
  • others:
    • Resembling an acorn: specifically applied to the acorn-shells of the family Balanid√¶. See cut under Balanus.
  • noun:
    • An acorn-shell; a cirriped for the family members Balanid√¶.

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