podical

adjective
pod·i·cal | \ˈpädə̇kəl, -dēk-\

Definition of podical 

1 : of or relating to the podex

2 : being either of a pair of ventrolateral plates arising from the tenth abdominal segment and partially enclosing the anus of an orthopterous insect

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for podical

Latin & New Latin podic-, podex + English -al

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about podical

Dictionary Entries near podical

podgy

podial

podiatry

podical

Podiceps

Podicipedidae

podilegous

Statistics for podical

Look-up Popularity

Comments on podical

What made you want to look up podical? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a state of commotion or excitement

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Roman Mythology Quiz

  • the-triumph-of-venus-by-alessandro-magnasco
  • Boreal comes from the name of the ancient Greek god of which wind?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!