What does the word barnacle mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A shell- fish that clings to rocks, ships, etc.

Usage examples for barnacle

  1. The barnacle goose finds its food more on land and inland lakes than in the sea. – The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II by A.E. Nordenskieold
  2. Something moving came through the water, something so huge that to the tiny Barnacle its side was like the side of a world. – The Sun's Babies by Edith Howes