Anatifa

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Anatifa

Origin: NL, contr. Fr. Anatifera. See anatiferous.

(Science: zoology) 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.