[ sir-uh-ped ]
/ ˈsɪr əˌpɛd /
any crustacean of the subclass Cirripedia, chiefly comprising the barnacles, typically free-swimming in the larval stage and attached or parasitic in the adult stage, with slender, bristly appendages for gathering food.
having legs like cirri.
belonging or pertaining to the Cirripedia.
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