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

Noun: limpet  lim-pit
  1. Mollusk with a low conical shell
  2. Any of various usually marine gastropods with low conical shells; found clinging to rocks in littoral areas

Derived forms: limpets

Type of: seasnail, shellfish

Part of: class Gasteropoda, class Gastropoda, Gasteropoda, Gastropoda

Encyclopedia: Limpet