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anatifa


anatifa


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Anatifa  \A*nat"i*fa\,  n.;  pl  {Anatif[ae]}.  [NL.,  contr.  fr 
  anatifera.  See  {Anatiferous}.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  An  animal  of  the  barnacle  tribe,  of  the  genus  {Lepas},  having 
  a  fleshy  stem  or  peduncle;  a  goose  barnacle.  See 
  {Cirripedia}. 
 
  Note:  The  term  Anatif[ae],  in  the  plural,  is  often  used  for 
  the  whole  group  of  pedunculated  cirripeds.