stomatopod


sto·mato·pod

noun \stō-ˈma-tə-ˌpäd\

Definition of STOMATOPOD

:  any of an order (Stomatopoda) of marine crustaceans (as a squilla) that have gills on the abdominal appendages
stomatopod adjective

Origin of STOMATOPOD

New Latin Stomatopoda, from stomat- + Greek pod-, pous foot — more at foot
First Known Use: 1877

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