pe·​reo·​pod pə-ˈrē-ə-ˌpäd How to pronounce pereopod (audio)
variants or pereiopod
: an appendage of the pereon

Word History


New Latin perion + English -pod

First Known Use

1893, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pereopod was in 1893

Dictionary Entries Near pereopod

Cite this Entry

“Pereopod.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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