noun Ai·lu·rop·o·da \ˌī(-ə)l-yə-ˈrä-pə-də, ˌāl-\

Definition of Ailuropoda

  1. :  a genus of Procyonidae including only the giant panda

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Origin and Etymology of ailuropoda

New Latin, from ailur- + -poda

First Known Use: 1870

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to cast off or become cast off

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