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pelecypod

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noun pe·lec·y·pod \pə-ˈle-sə-ˌpäd\

Definition of pelecypod



Origin and Etymology of pelecypod

New Latin Pelecypoda, group name, from Greek pelekys ax (akin to Sanskrit paraśu ax) + pod-, pous foot — more at foot


First Known Use: 1875


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