noun \ˈplē-ə-ˌpäd\

Definition of PLEOPOD

:  an abdominal limb of a crustacean

Origin of PLEOPOD

Greek plein to sail + English -o- + -pod; from its use in swimming — more at flow
First Known Use: 1888


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