plural noun Ais·top·o·da \ˌā-ə-ˈstä-pə-də\

Definition of Aistopoda

  1. :  an order or other group of extinct Carboniferous and Permian lepospondylous amphibians having a snakelike body and no limbs

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Origin and Etymology of aistopoda

New Latin, from Greek aïstos unseen + New Latin -poda

First Known Use: 1879

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a brief usually trivial fact

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