noun Da·pe·di·us \dəˈpēdēəs\

Definition of Dapedius

  1. :  a genus of Mesozoic ganoid fishes of the order Cycloganoidei having a deep laterally compressed body

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Origin and Etymology of dapedius

New Latin, from Greek dapedon level surface, ground, from da- (akin to Greek domos house) + pedon ground, earth — more at timber, pedion

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capable of being understood in two ways

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