Campodea

noun Cam·po·dea \kamˈpōdeə\

Definition of Campodea

  1. :  a genus of wingless elongated insects (order Entotrophi) lacking eyes, having the abdomen ending in two long filaments, and regarded as illustrating a generalized form from which many insects are descended

campodeid

\-ēə̇d\ noun or adjective

campodeoid

\-ēˌȯid\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of campodea

New Latin, from Greek kampē caterpillar + New Latin -odea (modification of Greek -ōdēs -ode)


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