balanoid

adjective
bal·a·noid | \ˈbaləˌnȯid\

Definition of balanoid 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to the acorn barnacles

balanoid

noun
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plural -s

Definition of balanoid (Entry 2 of 2)

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First Known Use of balanoid

Adjective

circa 1890, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1843, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for balanoid

Adjective

Greek balanoeidēs like an acorn, from balan- + -eidēs -oid

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