Definition of Actinopoda
1 in former classifications : an order of holothurians with tentacles arising from radial ambulacral vessels
2 : a subclass of Sarcodina comprising usually freely floating protozoans with highly specialized pseudopodia and including the orders Heliozoa and Radiolaria — compare axopodium
actinopodian\ˌak-tə-(ˌ)nō-ˈpō-dē-ən\ noun, plural
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Origin and Etymology of actinopoda
New Latin, from actin- + -poda
First Known Use: 1893See Words from the same year
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