podotheca

noun podo·the·ca \ˌpädəˈthēkə\

Definition of podotheca

plural

podothecae

\-ēˌsē\
  1. :  the scaly covering of the foot of a bird or reptile

podothecal

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of podotheca

New Latin, from pod- + -theca


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