limpet

Definitions of limpet
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n mollusk with a low conical shell

Type of:
shellfish
meat of edible aquatic invertebrate with a shell (especially a mollusk or crustacean)

n any of various usually marine gastropods with low conical shells; found clinging to rocks in littoral areas

Types:
Patella vulgata, common limpet
marine limpet
Diodora apertura, Fissurella apertura, keyhole limpet
marine limpet having a conical shell with an opening at the apex
Type of:
seasnail
any of several creeping marine gastropods with a spirally coiled shell: whelks; tritons; moon shells; neritids

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