adjective (1)
acras·​pe·​dote | \ (ˈ)ā-ˈkra-spə-ˌdōt \

Definition of acraspedote

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to the division Acraspeda


adjective (2)
acras·​pe·​dote | \ (ˈ)ā-ˈkra-spə-ˌdōt \

Definition of acraspedote (Entry 2 of 2)

of the segments of a tapeworm
: not overlapping

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First Known Use of acraspedote

Adjective (1)

1873, in the meaning defined above

Adjective (2)

1949, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acraspedote

Adjective (1)

New Latin Acraspeda + English -ote

Adjective (2)

a- entry 2 + craspedote

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“Acraspedote.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 23 January 2020.

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