Apoda

plural noun
Ap·o·da | \ ˈapədə \

Definition of Apoda 

: any of several different groups of animals that have been so named from their lacking limbs or feet: such as

a : an order of slender wormlike holothurians that lack tube feet and radial ambulacral vessels — compare holothurioidea

b : a group of fishes without pelvic fins

c : caecilians

d : an order or suborder of parasitic segmented cirripedes

e : worms without appendages (such as the leeches)

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History and Etymology for Apoda

New Latin, from Greek, neuter plural of apod-, apous footless

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