plural noun
An·​cy·​lop·​o·​da | \ ˌansəˈläpədə \

Definition of Ancylopoda

in some classifications
: a division of fossil Miocene and Pliocene ungulates of both the Old and the New World having clawed feet resembling those of the edentates

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First Known Use of Ancylopoda

1889, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Ancylopoda

New Latin, from ankyl- + -poda

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“Ancylopoda.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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