A*nat"i*fa (#), n.; pl. Anatifæ (#). [NL., contr. fr. anatifera. See Anatiferous.] Zool.

An animal of the barnacle tribe, of the genus Lepas, having a fleshy stem or peduncle; a goose barnacle. See Cirripedia.

⇒ The term Anatifae, in the plural, is often used for the whole group of pedunculated cirripeds.


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