noun Mol·pa·dia \mälˈpādēə\

Definition of Molpadia

  1. :  a widely distributed genus (the type of the family Molpadiidae) comprising smooth-bodied burrowing sea cucumbers having a well-developed respiratory tree and a distinct caudal prolongation of a body


\ˈmälpədə̇d\ noun or adjective

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Origin and Etymology of molpadia

New Latin, probably after Molpadia, a minor goddess of Greek mythology, from Greek

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