balanid

adjective
bal·a·nid | \ˈbalənə̇d\

Definition of balanid 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to the genus Balanus

balanid

noun
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plural -s

Definition of balanid (Entry 2 of 2)

: a barnacle of the genus Balanus

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First Known Use of balanid

Adjective

1900, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1836, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for balanid

Adjective

New Latin Balanidae

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