acanthopodous

adjective

ac·​an·​thop·​o·​dous
¦aˌkan¦thäpədəs,
¦akən-
1
: spiny-footed
2
: having spiny petioles or peduncles

Word History

Etymology

acanth- + -podous

First Known Use

circa 1909, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of acanthopodous was circa 1909

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“Acanthopodous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acanthopodous. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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