Actinopoda

plural noun
Ac·​ti·​nop·​o·​da | \ˌak-tə-ˈnä-pə-də\

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

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Other Words from Actinopoda

actinopodian \ˌak-​tə-​(ˌ)nō-​ˈpō-​dē-​ən \ noun plural -s

First Known Use of Actinopoda

1893, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Actinopoda

New Latin, from actin- + -poda

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