plural noun
Pla·​typ·​o·​da | \ pləˈtipədə \

Definition of Platypoda

: a division of Pectinibranchia comprising gastropod mollusks with the foot adapted for creeping — compare heteropoda

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Other Words from Platypoda

platypodous \ -​dəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Platypoda

New Latin, from platy- + -poda

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“Platypoda.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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