pleopod

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noun ple·o·pod \ˈplē-ə-ˌpäd\

Definition of pleopod

  1. :  an abdominal limb of a crustacean

Origin and Etymology of pleopod

Greek plein to sail + English -o- + -pod; from its use in swimming — more at flow


First Known Use: 1856


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