Leptodora

noun Lep·tod·o·ra \lepˈtädərə\

Definition of Leptodora

  1. :  a genus (the type of the family Leptodoridae) of freshwater entomostracans of the order Cladocera

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Origin and Etymology of leptodora

New Latin, from lept- + Greek dora hide, from derein to skin, flay — more at tear (rend)


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