podex

noun

po·​dex
ˈpōˌdeks
plural podices
ˈpädəˌsēz
1
: the anal region : rump
2
[New Latin, from Latin] : the pygidium of an insect

Word History

Etymology

Latin; akin to pedere to break wind

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“Podex.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/podex. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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