plural noun
Phyl·lop·o·da | \ fə̇ˈläpədə \

Definition of Phyllopoda 

in some especially former classifications

: a group comprising entomostracan crustaceans with leaflike swimming appendages that serve as gills, mandibles without palpi, and reduced maxillae: such as

a : branchiopoda

b : an order or suborder coextensive with the combined orders Anostraca, Notostraca, and Conchostraca

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New Latin, from phyll- + -poda

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