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

Definition of Ailuropoda

: a genus of Procyonidae including only the giant panda

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First Known Use of Ailuropoda

1870, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Ailuropoda

New Latin, from ailur- + -poda

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“Ailuropoda.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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