noun po·de·on \ˈpōdēˌän, ˈpäd-\

Definition of podeon



  1. :  the petiole of the abdomen of a hymenopteron

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Origin and Etymology of podeon

New Latin, from Greek podeōn ragged end (in an animal skin) where the feet or tail has been, mouth of a wineskin, from pod-, pous foot — more at foot

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a brief usually trivial fact

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