Pygopodes

plural noun

Py·​gop·​o·​des
pīˈgäpəˌdēz
in some especially former classifications
: an order of diving birds comprising the loons, grebes, and sometimes the auks

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from pyg- + Greek pod-, pous foot

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“Pygopodes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pygopodes. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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