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  1. [zoology] One of the sessile cirripeds; a barnacle of the genus Balanus.

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Google previewA conchological dictionary of the British Islands (1819)

by William Turton

Conic Acorn-shell. Donovan, pi. 30. f. 3— Dorset Cat. pi. 2. f. 9. Shell conic, with the aperture very narrow, of six un* equal valves, surrounded with numerous nearly equidistant thin raised striae from the bottom to the top ; the tip of the valves ...

Google previewThe Complete Dictionary of Arts and Sciences. In which the Whole Circle of Human Learning is Explained, and the Difficulties Attending the Acquisition of Every Art, Whether Liberal Or Mechanical, are Removed, in the Most Easy and Familiar Manner ... (1766)

by Temple Henry Croker, Samuel Clark, Thomas Williams, John Coote (Londres), William Smith (Dublin), James Fletcher (Londres)

The great furrowed Acorn-SHELL, with a large mouth, is the biggest of this kind, being about an inch and an half in height, and above an inch in diameter, where largest. It is broad at the base, and firmly fixed to a solid substance, and nearly of ...

Google previewThe International Encyclopaedic Dictionary ... (1901)

[ACORN-SHELL.] acorn-coffee, s. A preparation made from acorns, husked, dried , and roasted. In some respects it is better than common coffee, not having £ drying properties of the latter. acorn-cup, s. The calyx or cup in which the acorn is ...

Google previewThe New American Encyclopedic Dictionary (1906)

An Exhaustive Dictionary of the English Language : Practical and Comprehensive : Giving the Fullest Definition (encyclopedic in Detail), the Origin, Pronunciation and Use of Words by Robert Hunter, Edward Thomas Roe, Le Roy Hooker, Thomas W. Handford

[AcoRN-shELL.] acorn-coffee, s. A preparation made from acorns, husked, dried, and roasted. In some respects it is better than common coffee, not having the drying properties of the latter. acorn-cup, s. The calyx or cup in which the acorn is ...

Google previewA Family Encyclopaedia (1831)

Or, An Explanation of Words and Things Connected with All the Arts and Sciences ... by George Crabb

The order Testacea contains lepas, the acorn-shell; arca, the ark; conus, the come; turbo, the wreath; helix, the snail; haliotis, the sea-ear; deptalium, the tooth -shell; ostrea, the oyster; cardium, the cockle; mytilus, the mussel; argonauta, the ...

Google previewDictionary of Scientific Terms (1869)

by Peter Austin Nuttall

an acorn-shell), in ichthyology, a genus of Cirripeds, the shells of which consist of a testa. ceous tube, attached to ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1902)

by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

acorn-shell, agate-shell, #' ark-shell, auger-shell, basket- shell, boat-shell, bubble-shell, cameo-shell, carrier-shell, clink-shell, cone-shell, date-shell, ear-shell, egg-shell, fanshell, fig-shell, gold-shell, helmet-shell, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1914)

by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

(See also acorn-shell, agate-shell, apple-shell, ark-shell, auger-sheU, basket- shell, boat-shell, bubble-shell, cameo-shell, carrier-shell, dink-shell, cone-shell, date-shell, ear-shell, egg-shell, fan- shell, fig-shell, gold-shell, helmet-shell, ...

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