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hexapod

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noun hexa·pod \ˈhek-sə-ˌpäd\

Definition of hexapod

  1. :  insect 1b



Origin and Etymology of hexapod

Greek hexapod-, hexapous having six feet, from hexa- + pod-, pous foot — more at foot


First Known Use: 1668


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hexapod

adjective hexa·pod

Definition of hexapod

  1. 1 :  six-footed

  2. 2 :  of or relating to insects




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