pereopod

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

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

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Cite this Entry

“Pereopod.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pereopod. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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