branchiopod

noun
bran·​chio·​pod | \ˈbraŋ-kē-ə-ˌpäd \

Definition of branchiopod 

: any of a group (Branchiopoda) of small usually freshwater crustaceans (such as fairy shrimp or water fleas) with usually many pairs of setae-bearing appendages

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branchiopod adjective

First Known Use of branchiopod

1836, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for branchiopod

ultimately from Greek branchia gills + pod-, pous foot — more at foot

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