hex-apodous

hexapod

[hek-suh-pod]
noun
1.
a six-legged arthropod of the class Insecta (formerly Hexapoda); an insect.
adjective
2.
having six feet.

Origin:
1660–70; < Greek hexapod- (stem of hexápous) six-footed. See hexa-, -pod

hexapodous [hek-sap-uh-duhs] , adjective
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hexapod (ˈhɛksəˌpɒd)
 
n
any arthropod of the class Hexapoda (or Insecta); an insect

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