phyllopod

phyllopod

[fil-uh-pod]
noun
1.
any crustacean of the order Phyllopoda, having leaflike swimming appendages.
adjective
2.
belonging or pertaining to the Phyllopoda.
Also, phyllopodan [fi-lop-uh-duhn] .


Origin:
1860–65; < Neo-Latin Phyllopoda. See phyllo-, -pod

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