polypoda

noun
po·​lyp·​o·​da | \ pəˈlipədə \
plural polypodae\ -​ˌdē , -​ˌdī \

Definition of polypoda

: an insect larva having abdominal legs

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History and Etymology for polypoda

New Latin, modification of Greek polypod-, polypous

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“Polypoda.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polypoda. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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