plural -s
: either of a pair of glandular organs located on the first abdominal segment of an insect and believed to represent modified appendages
: either of a pair of large fleshy lobes of the mantle of a sea hare

Word History


New Latin, from pleur- + -podium

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“Pleuropodium.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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