Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: cirriped  'si-ri,ped
  1. Marine crustaceans with feathery food-catching appendages; free-swimming as larvae; as adults form a hard shell and live attached to submerged surfaces
    - barnacle, cirripede

Derived forms: cirripeds

Type of: crustacean

Part of: Cirripedia, subclass Cirripedia

Encyclopedia: Cirriped